Join the Friends and receive a discount on this event. Part of the InTown Lecture Series
Ahead of the Gallery's exhibition Sargent: The Watercolours, Dr Townsend will discuss recent Tate research into Sargent's painting materials and his methods for painting portraits. Studies at the Tate have generated a new understanding of the way he worked.
Dr Joyce Townsend, Senior Conservation Scientist Tate Galleries
Sargent: The Watercolours will run from 21 June to 8 October.
Image: John Singer Sargent, Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-6, Oil on canvas, 174 x 153.7cm, Tate