Fri, Feb 18|
Colour & Craft, A Series on Mineral Colours in Ancient and Medieval Art.
This weekly series of four lectures by Anita Chowdry is devoted to minerals that provided four precious colour-groups, and their value in the decorative arts.
Time & Location
Feb 18, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT
Richmond, Whittaker Ave, Richmond TW9 1TP, UK
About the Event
Colour & Craft is a short series of Art History lectures focusing on the hidden histories of
minerals and metals that were mined, smelted and processed to produce the raw materials
and colours for great works of art in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, both in the
East and the West. This weekly series of four lectures by Anita Chowdry is devoted to
minerals that provided four precious colour-groups, and their value in the decorative arts.
Referencing objects from museum collections, with a wide range of fascinating
documentary sources dating from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance, this
series offers a rich tapestry of information, delving into history, folklore, trade, industry, art
Please note that this series will be offered as Hybrid talks.
Location for in person attendance:
Whittaker Ave, Richmond TW9 1TP
Please make sure to log on 10 min before the start of the talks should you be joining online.
NB 11.00 UK = 12.00 Amsterdam = 6.00 New York = 19.00 Hong Kong
A recording will be made of this event and can be bought separately after the event has taken place.
This ticket is for people who have credit with Art Historical London because they have paid offline in advance, or for those who would like to pay cash on the day but reserve their place. Your sale will be matched with our records, please note that if you have no credit with Art Historical London your entry to the lecture will be blocked. You will be charged if you do not turn up or not cancel 24h in advance.£0.00