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Art of Drapery: portraiture
Sat 18 February 2017, 13:30 – 15:00 GMT
Throughout the art world, fabric has been used as part of the representation of what we know as being human.
Join us to find out more about how great artists used textiles in portraits to express something of the sitter, how Van Dyck was influenced by his textile merchanting father, and the importance of the sumptuous silks and laces portrayed by artists such as Fragonard, Gainsborough and Holbein.