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

Michael Bury, University of Edinburgh
14:00 - 15:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH

Lecture Theatre

Lectures and seminars
£5/£4 concessions
Yes
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.