Conservation Secrets and Surprises: Rediscovering 18th Century Women Painters in France

Sun 19 Dec, 11am (AEDT)

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Art, like life, is full of surprises. NGV conservators, as the scientists and carers of the NGV Collection, share behind-the-scenes insights into discoveries revealed in their treatment of artworks, adding to the rich histories of art and design objects.

In this episode, conservator Caitlin Breare reveals some of the characteristics and artistic hallmarks of women artists painting in late 18th century France, including Élisabeth Louise Vigée le Brun, and Anne Vallayer-Coster.

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Caitlin Breare, Conservator of Paintings, NGV
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