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Lunchtime talk

Beyond the barriers: Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

What challenges did Le Brun and other groundbreaking women face how and did they rise above them?
Date
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Time
1 - 1.30 pm

About

Focusing on √Člisabeth Vig√©e Le Brun, Fiona Alderton explores how women artists overcame the barriers they faced at a time when being a female artist was deemed to be revolutionary.
Image: Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, 'Self Portrait in a Straw Hat', after 1782

Speaker

Fiona Alderton
Fiona Alderton is a Gallery Educator and storyteller. With a background in performing, she writes and gives sessions for adults and children, including commissions for various organisations such as the National Portrait Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery, and the Royal Opera House in London.

Lunchtime talk

Beyond the barriers: Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

What challenges did Le Brun and other groundbreaking women face how and did they rise above them?
Date
Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Time
1 - 1.30 pm

Free