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Conférence : “Davis Discoveries Symposium: The Green Lady Mystery”.

Joshua Reynolds, The Green Lady, huile sur toile, Davis Museum.

Joshua Reynolds, The Green Lady, huile sur toile, Davis Museum.

Type : Conférence

Date : 19 février 2016

Horaire : 15 h 00

Lieu : Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Collins Cinema, 106 Central Street Wellesley, MA 02481,

Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 – 1792) was the most prominent portrait artist in England in the 18th century. Having studied the Old Masters in Rome, Reynolds devised a “Grand Manner” that emphasized the dignity of his sitters and ushered in a Golden Age of British portraiture. The Davis Museum is fortunate to count among its collections a portrait of a young woman by Reynolds. Prior to recent conservation treatment, the young woman in this portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds had the unfortunate nickname of the “Green Lady”—a reference to her once sallow appearance caused by decades of grime and yellowed varnish. Continuer la lecture