Madison Early Music Festival 2019 Lecture Series
Grand Tour Stories at the Chazen Museum of Art
Friday, July 12, 2019
Italy has long been a travel destination for artists as well as for tourists. An essential part of artists’ education in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was the opportunity to study the antiquities of Rome and paint the Italian countryside. Come hear stories of English eighteenth- and nineteenth-century travelers to Italy who acquired paintings for their country houses and London residences that are now in the Chazen Museum collection. Pre-concert lecture given by Maria Saffiotti Dale.