Italian Old Master Prints Through the Eyes of Blake and his Friends | University of Oxford

Italian Old Master Prints Through the Eyes of Blake and his Friends

Speaker
Michael Bury, University of Edinburgh
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

In the late 18th century, Blake and his contemporaries developed a distinctive approach to the study of Italian Renaissance prints. They paid attention to printmakers whose work had been largely ignored or disparaged in the preceding years. This talk examines these artworks and identifies why Blake admired them so much.