The Nice and the Good: Iris Murdoch and Bronzino's Allegory with Venus and Cupid

Wednesday 20 June, 1–1.30pm

Room 8

Matthew Morgan

Admission free, donations welcome

Bronzino's An Allegory with Venus and Cupid has a central role in Iris Murdoch's novel, 'The Nice and the Good'. 

Matthew Morgan discusses the painting in the light of Murdoch's interpretation.

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Image above: Detail from Bronzino, An Allegory with Venus and Cupid, about 1545