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InTown Lecture: The painting techniques of John Singer Sargent

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


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Start date
30 March 2017
7.00 for 7.30pm/Linbury Room
£12, £10 Friends; includes a glass of wine