Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:30 pm
Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall,
1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
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.
This talk is open to the public.