Study Day: Paul Sandby - Picturing Wales

  • The Drill Hall |
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An afternoon of talks exploring the work of Paul Sandby ‘the father of English Watercolour’, the first professional artist to paint Welsh landscapes in watercolour and through his pioneering print-making techniques bring Welsh scenery to a wide public. Introduced and chaired by Professor Luke Herrmann, author of the monograph on Paul & Thomas Sandby and catalogue of their works in the V&A
With Dr John Bonehill, Lecturer in History of Art at University of Glasgow and curator of the Exhibition ‘Paul Sandby Picturing Britain’, currently at the Royal Academy ‘The place of the past: Paul Sandby's 'XII Views in South Wales' (1775)
and Felicity Myrone, Curator of Topography at the British Library 'A kind of map-work?: Paul Sandby and topography'.

 

Venue details

The Drill Hall
Lower Church Street, Chepstow Gwent NP16 5HJ