Snatched from Time's effacement: Sargent, the Sitwells and Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire - SOLD OUT
- McCrum Lecture Theatre (Corpus Christi College) |
- Lecture |
- Tuesday, 3 March 2015 - 18:30 until 20:00
Speaker Jeremy Musson is a Cambridge-based author and broadcaster, architectural editor of Country Life 1998-2007 and former National Trust Curator. His books include English Country House Interiors and Up and Down Stairs; the history of the country house servant.
An exploration of the background to one of the great Edwardian group portraits by John Singer Sargent, of the Sitwell family, placing it in the context of Sargent's work, the history of Renishaw Hall, and the social, musical and literary worlds of Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell.
This event has been organised by the Cambridgeshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.