The Last Romantics: The Art of the Cecil French Bequest

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30 April 2018
Clore Learning Studio

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Mondays, 16 – 30 April & 14 - 21 May
11am – 1pm
£170 | Friends £153
Led by Hilary Underwood, Watts Curatorial Researcher

Study the work of Great Victorian artists at their most intimate and personal, through in-depth lectures and special tours of the current exhibition A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Bequest. French was a pioneering twentieth century collector of Victorian art buying unfashionable works with modest budget and a discriminating eye.

Monday 16 April
Swimming Against the Tide: Cecil French and his collection

Monday 23 April
Edward Burne Jones

Monday 30 April
The Classicists: Frederick Leighton, Albert Moore, Watts and Alma Tadema

Monday 14 May
Charles Ricketts and Charles Halewood Shaman: an Artistic Partnership

Monday 21 May
Collecting his contemporaries: Edward Scott, George Claysen, Cayley Robinson and William Shackleton


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