Type : Journée d’étude
Date : vendredi 20 novembre 2015
Lieu : The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1
Organisation : The Furniture History Society
Présentation : Following the success of its two previous FHS Research Seminars, held in London in 2012 and in New York in 2014, the Society is delighted to announce that a third Research Seminar will take place, once again hosted by the Wallace Collection, on 20 November 2015. This year, the Seminar will be held in honour of Sir Nicholas Goodison, in celebration of his 25 years as President of the Society.
Programme : Ten speakers – all at an early stage of their career – will present short papers on their current research, with papers encompassing a broad chronological and geographical representation of European furniture history.
10.00 – 10.20 : Registration and coffee
10.20 – 10.30 : Welcome
10.30 – 10.55 : Ada de Wit (Radboud University, Nijmegen / The Wallace Collection) : Anglo-Dutch relationships in seventeenth-century wood carving
10.55 – 11.20 : Olivia Fryman (Historic Royal Palaces) : A leather chest of drawers from the household of Queen Anne
11.20 – 11.45 : Esther van der Hoorn (Rijksmuseum) : Patterns of production, invention and taste in a late 17th-century design for a chaise à porteurs in the Rijksmuseum
11.45 – 12.10 : Jean-Baptiste Corne (Ecole du Louvre) : Georges Jacob and the Rousseau Brothers: Enlightenment of a brief cooperation
12.10 – 12.35 : Annemarie Klootwijk (Duivenvoorde Castle, The Netherlands) : A set of rococo trumeaus at Duivenvoorde castle
12.35 – 13.00 : Discussion
13.00 – 14.00 : Lunch (not included in ticket price)
14.00 – 14.25 : Julie Godin (Université de Nantes) : Regency furniture at Chatsworth: from classical revival to chinoiserie
14.25 – 14.50 : Christiane Ernek-van der Goes (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden) : Johann August Türpe: rebel, entrepreneur and court cabinetmaker
14.50 – 15.15 : Tea
15.15 – 15.40 : Thomas Deshayes (Cultural Property section, Ministry of Defence, Paris) : Léopold Double: a French Lord Hertford?
15.40 – 16.05 : Caroline McCaffrey (University of Leeds) : Design influences on the furniture of Robert Lorimer
16.05 – 16.30 : Benjamin Zurstrassen (Musée Horta, Brussels) : Henry van de Velde’s furniture: between making and thinking
16.30 – 16.50 : Discussion
16.50 – 17.00 : Concluding remarks
Tickets are priced at £15 (£5 for student concessions) and are available from the Grants Secretary, Joanna Norman, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 07790 669240
The FHS Research Seminar is generously supported by the Oliver Ford Trust and the Wallace Collection.