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The Wallace’s History of Collecting Seminars, 2019

Posted in lectures (to attend) by Editor on February 15, 2019

From The Wallace Collection:

History of Collecting Seminars
The Wallace Collection, London, 2019

The History of Collecting seminar series was established as part of the Wallace Collection’s commitment to the research and study of the history of collections and collecting, especially in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Paris and London. The seminars are free, no bookings required. To join the History of Collecting mailing list and receive updates on the future programme, please email your interest to collection@wallacecollection.org.

Monday, 25 February
Naomi Speakman (Curator of Late Medieval Europe, The British Museum), ‘Rich Treasures of Ivory Carvings’: Francis Douce’s Network, Medieval Ivories, and the Doucean Museum

Monday, 25 March
Esmée Quodbach (Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief, Center for the History of Collecting), The Frick Collection), The Case of Leo Nardus (1868–1955): Reconstructing the Remarkable Career of a Major Yet Forgotten Dealer in Old Masters

Monday, 29 April
Giuseppe Rizzo (PhD candidate, Rupert-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany), The Formation of Renaissance Taste in Early Victorian Britain: The Second Duke and Duchess of Sutherland as Collectors of Florentine Copies

Monday, 20 May
Emily Teo (PhD candidate, University of Kent and Free University of Berlin), Gotha’s Chinese Cabinet: Duke August’s Collection of East Asian Objects

Monday, 1 July (Please note the unusual date)
Frances Fowle (Professor of Nineteenth-Century Art, University of Edinburgh and Senior Curator of French Art, National Gallery of Scotland), A Woman of Taste: Mrs R. A. Workman’s Collection of Modern French Painting

Monday, 29 July
Kate Heard (Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, Royal Collection Trust), ‘The Great Joss and His Playthings’: George IV as a Print Collector

Monday, 30 September
Isabelle Kent (Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Curatorial Assistant, The Wallace Collection), ‘The Aura of Popularity’: The Rise and Fall of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the Nineteenth-Century British Art Market

Monday, 28 October
Moya Carey (Curator of Islamic Collections, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin) and Mercedes Volait (research professor at CNRS, based at InVisu, INHA, Paris), Architectural Salvage from Cairo to London: The Pivotal Role of the Paris Exhibitions of 1867 and 1878

Monday, 25 November
Barbara Lasic (Lecturer in History of Art and Coordinator of Postgraduate Programmes, University of Buckingham), A ‘Fauve de la Curiosité’: The Hybrid Career of Edouard Jonas (1883–1961), Dealer and Curator

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