TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST

Date: Thursday 21 April 2022
Time: 13.00-14.00 BST
Location: Zoom and YouTube (Online)

Speakers: Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Curatorial Fellow, The Wallace Collection, and Professor Claudia Hopkins, Director of Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art

Description: Victorian artist-adventurer David Roberts (1796-1864) travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, creating countless images of sites and people in drawings, paintings, and prints. Join Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, who will discuss Roberts’s works in the Wallace Collection and those recently featured in the exhibition Romantic Spain: David Roberts and Genaro Pérez Villaamil (7 October 2021-16 January 2022) at Madrid’s Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando. 

Registration and Location: This talk will be hosted online through Zoom and YouTube. Please click here to register for Zoom. 

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Please click here to view this talk via The Wallace Collection’s YouTube channel.

Live captioning available (by Stagetext)

Text and image via The Wallace Collection

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