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Modern painters, old masters: The art of imitation from the Pre-Raphaelites to the First World War

Liz Prettejohn book cover

Friday 24 November 2017, 6.30PM

Speaker(s): Professor Liz Prettejohn, Department of History of Art

History of Art Open Lectures

An extended comparison of the two images that are on the cover of Liz’s book by the same title: Edward Burne-Jones, The Fifth Day from The Days of Creation, 1875-76, watercolour, gouache, shell gold, and platinum paint, on linen-covered panel prepared with zinc white ground, 102.1 x 36 cm, Harvard Art Museums / Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.458 and Piero della Francesca, The Nativity, 1470-75, oil on poplar, 124.4 x 122.6 cm, National Gallery, London (NG 908: Bought, 1874)

NB If tickets for this event sell out, please contact the History of Art department to be added to the waiting list. 

Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building

Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.

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