Connoisseurship: Graphic Satire from William Hogarth to James Gillray
Andrew Edmunds, Collector and Dealer
June 15, 2016, 10 am to 3 pm
The Lewis Walpole Library holds a virtually complete representation of the entire graphic production of William Hogarth. These rich holdings include life-time impressions, multiple states of a great many prints, unique impressions, and numerous copies and later restrikes. Participants in this seminar will have the opportunity to look closely at satirical prints in order to gain understanding of quality, authenticity and materiality of these objects. The library also has extensive holdings of prints by James Gillray and Thomas Rowlandson that will likewise be available for participants to consider issues of quality and authenticity, including assessing hand-coloring.
Participation is open to graduate students by application. For further details contact Cynthia Roman firstname.lastname@example.org