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HISTORY AND HUMOUR

An Introduction to Jan Steen

This study afternoon presents a golden opportunity to learn more about Jan Steen, one of the greatest masters of the Dutch Golden Age, whose work is the focus of the Barber’s international loan exhibition, Pride and Persecution: Jan Steen’s Old Testament Scenes.

Enjoy papers from:

  • Ariane van Suchtelen, Curator, Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis, The Hague – curator of the gallery’s forthcoming Jan Steen history paintings exhibition
  • Nina Cahill, National Gallery Curatorial Fellow (Paintings 1600-1800) – co-author of the Pride and Persecution catalogue
  • Robert Wenley, Deputy Director, Barber Institute – curator of Pride and Persecution
Image: Jan Steen, The Marriage of Sarah and Tobias, c.1668-70 © Private Collection

 

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