All that Glitters: De Morgan's Pursuit of Perfection in Lustre | University of Oxford

All that Glitters: De Morgan's Pursuit of Perfection in Lustre

Speaker
With Sarah Hardy, Curator and Manager at the De Morgan Foundation
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX12PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£8/£7/£6 Full, Concessions, Members
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

William De Morgan is best remembered for his designs featuring mystical and fantastical beasts and his Arts and Crafts tiles, but this lecture focuses on his work in lustreware which was so revered during his own time that he was widely credited with its reinvention and perfection.