A Nation at a Crossroads: The United State in Thomas Moran's Autumn Afternoon, The Wissahickon

Speaker
Madeleine Harrison - PhD Candidate, The Courtauld Institute of Art
Event date
Event time
11:00 - 12:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

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

Moran’s Autumn Afternoon, the Wissahickon pictures 19th-century America at its most bucolic and pastoral.

It was painted, however, amidst a conflict that threatened to tear the young country apart.

Examine Moran’s landscape as an allegory of contested national identity.

Booking essential.