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Fri, Feb 18

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Richmond

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.

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Colour & Craft, A Series on Mineral Colours in Ancient and Medieval Art.
Colour & Craft, A Series on Mineral Colours in Ancient and Medieval Art.

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

and symbolism.

Please note that this series will be offered as Hybrid talks.

Location for in person attendance:

Richmond Old Town Hall,

Whittaker Ave, Richmond TW9 1TP

We urge you to read the COVID-19 Safety Acknowledgment, which is part of our Booking terms and conditions and cancellation policy

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.

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