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On the Move: 17th-Century Dutch Artists and Their Travels
Lambert Doomer, Dutch, View of Rouen with Mont Sainte-Catherine, early 1670s. Brown ink, brown and gray wash, green transparent watercolor, and touches of white chalk. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in memory of Edward M. Kennedy, Harvard Class of 1954, 2011.516.
Explore drawings by Dutch artists who ventured beyond their country’s borders—whether to other parts of Europe or across oceans.
Living through the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years has prompted renewed appreciation of the excitement and pleasures, as well as the challenges and dangers, of travel. In this lecture, we’ll learn about the experiences 17th-century Dutch draftsmen had to face as they journeyed from their studios to places near and far. Jane Shoaf Turner will focus on drawings by artists who traveled beyond the Dutch Republic’s borders—across the Channel to England, north and east to Germany andView more
Free admission, but seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations may be arranged by clicking on the event on this form beginning on Saturday, May 14, after 10am.
The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Doors will open at 3:30pm. Please show your event registration upon entering the museums to receive free admission.
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Accessible parking is available (pre-purchase required) in the Broadway Garage, located at 5 Felton Street. (Please note that the garage has a 6 ft. 8 in. height limit.) Parking permits can be purchased online and must be printed and presented to the parking attendant upon arrival. When asked to select the department from a drop-down menu, select Museum Visitor—Art Museums. The department code is 9071.
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