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Immerse 3: Paintings in Context

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  • Philip Carter Family Auditorium
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Henry H. La Thangue, Making Ligurian Lace Purchased by the Cantetrbury Society of Arts, 1912 with the JJ Peacock bequest; presented to the city, 1931Oil on canvas, 69/354Circa 1905

Henry H. La Thangue, Making Ligurian Lace

Purchased by the Cantetrbury Society of Arts, 1912 with the JJ Peacock bequest; presented to the city, 1931
Oil on canvas, 69/354
Circa 1905

Henry H. La Thangue, Making Ligurian Lace, c. 1905

Henry H. La Thangue, Making Ligurian Lace, c. 1905

Learn about a selection of works from our historical collection with engaging art historian Julie King over three Wednesdays. 

Explore the meaning of particular works in a variety of contexts: the reception of a work in its own time; its significance within the artist’s career; the story of its acquisition by the Gallery; and how it is understood by viewers today.

Paintings in Context 1
Henriette Browne, La Lecture de la Bible, also known as Les Puritaines, 1857
Henri Fantin-Latour, Panier de Raisins, 1893

Paintings in Context 2
Lucy Kemp-Welch, In the Orchard, also known as Sunlight through the Leaves, 1904 -5
Henri H.La Thangue, Making Ligurian Lace, c 1905

Paintings in Context 3 
Sydney Lough Thompson, Harbour Scene, Evening, Concarneau, 1925 -1933, also known as Fishing Boats, Concarneau, 1925 - 1933

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