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May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

SPRINGTIME SCHOLAR SERIES: Pesky Crop or Cure-all?

$10 – $12

The Power of Plants in the Art of John Frederick Kensett

with Jeffrey Richmond-Moll, Curator of American Art, Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Individual Lectures $12 ($10 members)

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Richmond-Moll explores the complexity of plant life, as both organic form and cultural symbol, in the work of nineteenth-century American painter John Frederick Kensett. In the artist’s Study of a Burdock Plant, one discovers a multilayered view into the conventions of nineteenth-century landscape painting, contemporary ideas about horticulture and herbal medicine, and the emblematic power of plants in constructing American identity.

This program takes place virtually via GoTo Webinar. You will receive a confirmation email of your registration. The link to the virtual program will be sent via email closer to the event date.

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Image: John Frederick Kensett (1816–1872), Study of a Burdock Plant. Oil on heavy wove paper, laid down on canvas, Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company.

Support provided by HSB and Connecticut Humanities with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act.

            

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(updated February 2019)

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $12
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Organizer

Florence Griswold
Phone:
(860) 434-5542
Email:
frontdesk@flogris.org
Website:
http://florencegriswoldmuseum.org/

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5/5/21 Springtime Lecture #8 - NonMember
$ 12.00
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5/5/21 Springtime Lecture #8 - Member
$ 10.00
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