Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the 18th Century
Oct
1
10:30 AM10:30

Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the 18th Century

Thomas Michie,  Russell B. and Andréa Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture,  The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Bacino di San Marco, Venice, c. 1738

This lecture has been combined with a luncheon to begin our 2018.19 season. It will take place at Riverside Yacht Club. Invitations will be mailed out separately.

Gilt Bronze Pair of Louis XV Wall Lights

Photo: Courtesy of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

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Drawn to Success. Thomas Chippendale as Draftsman and Cabinetmaker
Nov
5
1:15 PM13:15

Drawn to Success. Thomas Chippendale as Draftsman and Cabinetmaker

Femke Speelberg, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Ribband Back Chairs, 1754, Thomas Chippendale
Photos: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Reservations - email greenwichdecorativearts@gmail.com.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibit: Chippendale's Director: The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker, May 14, 2018 - January 27, 2019 includes Chippendale's drawings shown here

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New Approaches to the  Hudson River School
Feb
4
1:15 PM13:15

New Approaches to the Hudson River School

Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, Alice Pratt Brown Curator of  American Paintings and Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Reservations - email Greenwichdecorativearts@gmail.com

Thomas Cole, View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm – The Oxbow, 1836, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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