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Study Morning: FW Burton - A Life Defined by Art

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Study Morning: FW Burton - A Life Defined by Art


At this study morning in association with our exhibition ' Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art' the panel of distinguished speakers will uncover fascinating aspects of Burton’s career. Sir Frederic William Burton’s extraordinary life saw him emerge as one of the most significant Irish cultural figures of the nineteenth century. His artistic career in Ireland, Germany and England encompassed over forty years (1832-1874), while his professional career, defined by his role as director of the National Gallery, London, spanned twenty years (1874-1894).

Tickets for the study morning cost €20 (€15 concession) and are available online.

Schedule:
10am: Introduction
Dr Marie Bourke, curator of Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art

10.10am: The King of Bavaria's nineteenth-century art treasures in Munich
Dr Herbert Rott, Neue Pinakothek, Munich

10.40am: The influence of the Pre-Raphaelites and John Ruskin
Professor Christiana Payne, Oxford Brookes University

11.15am: Coffee in the Courtyard

11.35am: Charles Fairfax Murray and the National Gallery in London under Burton's directorship
Dr Paul Stephen Tucker, University of Florence

12.05pm: Burton’s contribution to the collections of the National Gallery, London
Sir Nicholas Penny, former director, National Gallery, London

12.40pm: Discussion
Chaired by Professor Fintan Cullen, University of Nottingham

13.30pm: Conclusion

#BurtonLoveArt #Burton2017



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