Lecture | Shady Ladies of the Metropolitan Museum

Event Type Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture , Educational Lectures
Date calendar  Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Time clock  6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Location FIA Theater

Dr. Andrew Lear, Guest Lecturer

In this lecture, you will learn about their complicated lives, their social roles, and about their importance to the art of several cultures—all through their appearances in the Met’s collections.

Image: Thomas Gainsborough, British, Sudbury 1727–1788 London . Mrs. Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754?–1823), 1778. Oil on canvas, 92 1/4 x 60 1/2 inches. Bequest of William K. Vanderbilt, 1920, 20.155.1. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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