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The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities | Events | Murray Seminar: Lisa Monnas

Murray Seminar: Lisa Monnas

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Venue Birkbeck 43 Gordon Square, 114 (The Keynes Library
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Free entry; first come, first seated

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'Vestments and Textiles in Hans Memling’s God with Singing and Music-making angels in context'

Lisa Monnas looks at the costumes and textiles in paintings by the fifteenth-century Flemish painter Hans Memling. How can vestments and other textiles help us understand a painting in new ways, and what can they tell us about broader questions of 'realism'?

A break at 5:50pm is followed by discussion and refreshments. 

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