Clothing or Costume? Decoding Dress in 16th Century Venetian Art

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Clothing or Costume? Decoding Dress in 16th Century Venetian Art

Date and time

Monday 14 April, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Jacqui Ansell

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Venice was a place where exotic and unique fashions flourished as East met West and identities were asserted via clothing. 'The Family of Darius before Alexander' by Paolo Veronese will be the focus of this talk.

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Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Image above: Detail from Paolo Veronese, 'The Family of Darius before Alexander', 1565-7