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The Art of Beefing it Up
Mon 19 June 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
How paintings and prints of farm livestock functioned during the late-18th and early-19th centuries.
9.30 Registration and Coffee
9.45 Dr Ollie Douglas – Fat Beasts at the Museum of English Rural Life
10.00 Hilary Matthews – The Woburn Sheepshearing
10.45 Professor Lawrence Weaver – The Iconic Paintings of Thomas Weaver
11.30 Break for coffee
11.45 Visit to see relevant paintings, prints, artefacts and archives in the Museum
13.00 Break for buffet lunch
14.00 Alison Wright – Paul Potter on the Thames: Landscape and cattle painting in early-19th century Britain
14.45 Pat Stanley – The Bakewell Effect
15.30 Panel discussion chaired by Dr Jeremy Burchardt
16.00 Tea and departure
Cost includes buffet lunch and refreshments
Special dietary and access requirements can be indicated on the Eventbrite booking.
For venue information, please contact the Museum of English Rural Life.
For event information, please contact Hilary Matthews
Spaces are limited, please book by 1st June 2017