Capers, Crockery, and Clocks: The Art of the Enlightenment

Capers, Crockery, and Clocks: The Art of the Enlightenment

Thursday 9th June, 12.15-1.45pm, Radcliffe Humanities Building, Colin Matthew Room

Next week RECSO will be hosting an afternoon of graduate presentations of objects from the Wallace Collection in London, one of the world’s finest collections of 18th and 19th century paintings, sculpture, furnishings, ceramics and armour.

The talks are a direct result of research pursued on the ‘Art of the Enlightenment: Image, Text, Object’ module, part of the MSt European Enlightenment course.

Vittoria Fallanca: Interpreting Allegory in Poussin’s ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’

Thea Goldring: Transformations in Images and Meaning in Sèvres Porcelain

Rachel Skokowski: Rotating Dial Clocks and the Visualization of Time in Late Eighteenth-Century France

A buffet lunch will be provided and the talks will begin at 12.30. All are welcome to attend.



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