Samuel Courtauld: A champion of Impressionism

Monday 8 October, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Karen Serres

Admission free, donations welcome

One of the finest collections of Impressionism in the world was assembled by the English industrialist Samuel Courtauld in the 1920s

Discover Courtauld’s background, his taste, and collecting patterns. What were the motivations of this committed philanthropist and art lover?

Karen Serres is the Schroder Foundation Curator of Paintings at the Courtauld Institute.

Lunchtime talks

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

Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust

Image above: Detail from Paul Cézanne, Hillside in Provence, about 1890-2