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Abington Park Museum

Park Avenue South

Northampton

NN1 5LW

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Art History Lecture Series

To the Manor Born:

The English country house and the art that defines it

Friday 13 October – Friday 17 November

10.15am-12.15pm

Abington Park Museum

The fifth series of lectures presented by ProArtium (art historians Dr Conny Bailey, Dr Miriam Gill and Dr Ellie Pridgeon) takes its inspiration from the former manor and country house that today is home to Abington Park Museum. Works from Northampton Museum & Art Gallery’s collection will accompany the five lectures which examine how aspects of country house living, collecting or visiting have influenced the artists.

Friday 13 October

Identity and Allegiance: Heraldry at the time of the medieval manor house

Painting: Sulgrave Manor: The Great Dining Room – J. Finnemore

And the original heraldic glass still in Abington Park Museum

Speaker: Dr Conny Bailey

Friday 20 October

Communicating Status: Anthony van Dyck and the revolution of representation

Paintings: Lady Venetia Digby (1600-1633) – (after) Anthony van Dyck

Portrait of an Unknown Lady, 1670-1676, attr. Peter Lely

Miss Cotton of Madingley, c. 1700 – (circle of) Godfrey Kneller

Speaker: Dr Conny Bailey

Friday 3 November

Notable Exteriors: An exploration of the ways in which architecture adapted to the changing needs of the country house

Print: Holdenby – John Piper

Speaker: Dr Ellie Pridgeon

Friday 10 November

Downstairs is the new Upstairs: The changing fate of the country house, its art collections and its audience in the Twentieth Century

Print: Northamptonshire Delineated by George Clark of Scaldwell

Speaker: Dr Conny Bailey

Friday 17 November

Ruinous Travels: The aesthetic ideal of the picturesque and country house

Print: The South West View of Holdenby Palace

Speaker: Dr. Miriam Gill

Please note – no lecture on Friday 27 October.

£25 for the whole series (plus £2.14 booking fee and VAT)

Includes light refreshments

Please note this ticket gains you entrance to all five lectures in the series.

If you would like to book single tickets for specific talks (£6 each - no booking fee) please call 01604 838110. Series tickets are also available over the phone (no booking fee).

Please bring your email booking confirmation with you to gain entry to the talks - this can be printed out or displayed on your smart phone.

Please note - tickets are non-refundable.

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