Lecture: Alison Inglis ‘The history of the Pre-Raphaelite collection in the NGV’

Alison Inglis

Associate Professor in Art History, School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne

An important example of the Brotherhood – The history of the Pre-Raphaelite collection in the National Gallery of Victoria

The Ursula Hoff Annual Lecture 2010

John William Waterhouse, Ulysses and the Sirens, 1891. Oil on canvas, 100.6 x 202.0 cm. Purchased 1891

This lecture will provide an historical overview of the internationally significant collection of Pre-Raphaelite works in the National Gallery of Victoria International.  It will consider the historical context that produced the major works as well as the motivations that prompted their purchase.

Date: 8th November, 6:00pm for 6:30pm.

Venue: National Gallery of Victoria International (NGV International), Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, St Kilda Road, Melbourne (via the north entrance via Arts Centre Forecourt).

Champagne will be served on arrival.

Bookings essential – contact NGV Bookings 8662 1555   Event code M1070

The Ursula Hoff Annual Lecture 2010 is presented by The National Gallery of Victoria, NGV Collections Programs.

The S.R. Stoneman Foundation is thanked for their financial support of the Ursula Hoff Annual Lecture.

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