EDWARD LEAR: VISUAL AND VERBAL CONVERSATIONS | University of Oxford

EDWARD LEAR: VISUAL AND VERBAL CONVERSATIONS

Speaker
With Professor Matthew Bevis, University of Oxford
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
St. Giles
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

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

Edward Lear’s achievements – as a nonsense poet, scientific illustrator, and landscape painter – have often been studied in isolation from each other. This lecture explores the remarkable interconnections between them, and shows how he attempts to forge new conversations between paint and print, images and words.