23rd Lewis Walpole Library Lecture

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall See map
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven , CT 06510
Event description: 

Speaker: Claudia L. Johnson, Murray Professor of English Literature, Princeton University

Examining the controversial reception of the Rice Portrait of Jane Austen, by Ozias Humphry, this illustrated talk ponders the stakes of legitimacy in general as well as the unusual acrimony this portrait in particular has often inspired. Open to the public.