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Art History Mornings with Dr. Mark Banting | Turner at Petworth: Experiments in Light and Colour

Location: Beecroft28 April 2018 - 28 April 2018

10:30am - 12:30pm

Hosted at the Beecroft Art Gallery Lecture Theatre

Admission £10 - includes refreshments

In around 1809 JMW Turner began visiting Petworth House in Sussex which, in the hands of Lord Egremont, became a postively bohemian community of artists. Today we'll re-imagine life at Petworth in the early 19th century, who was there and what they were up to; and explore the daring works of art Turner himself painted whilst in residence as he experimented with representations of light and colour.

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Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council