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August 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Gallery Talk: Truth to Nature: The American Pre-Raphaelites and Beyond

Jenny Parsons, Assistant Curator

Come hear Parsons discuss how artists like William Trost Richards and Fidelia Bridges were inspired by British critic John Ruskin to create landscapes, still lifes, and studies based on their meticulous observation of nature en plein air.

Painting: Fidelia Bridges (1834–1923), Wild Roses Among Rye, 1874, Watercolor and gouache over pencil on heavy wove paper, 13 ½ x 9 in., Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

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Date:
August 17
Time:
11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Florence Griswold
Phone:
(860) 434-5542
Email:
frontdesk@flogris.org
Website:
http://florencegriswoldmuseum.org/

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Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme,CT06371United States
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Phone:
8604345542
Website:
http://florencegriswoldmuseum.org/