Investigate the highlights of the Museum’s collection to identify what makes a masterpiece. Exploring European and American works of painting and sculpture from antiquity to the 19th century, consider the special characteristics of some of the Museum’s most famous pieces, including Turner’s Slave Ship and Sargent’s The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit.
Lindsay Alberts, adjunct instructor
Two Thursdays, November 3 and 17, 6:30–8 pm
Above: Joseph Mallord William Turner, Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), 1840. 99.22. Oil on canvas. Henry Lillie Pierce Fund.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.
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