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Head of a Woman (Mme. Deshayes?), c. 1771. Louis-Marin Bonnet (French, 1736–1793), after François Boucher (French, 1703–1770). Color chalk-manner etching and engraving; 41.5 x 35.7 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Dudley P. Allen Fund, 1996.6.

Curator Talk: Pressed to Impress—Prints and Society in 18th-Century France

Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Location:  101A–B Prints and Drawings
James and Hannah Bartlett Gallery

About The Event

Wednesday, August 24, 6:00 p.m.

Prints & Drawings Galleries | Gallery 101

Join James Wehn, guest curator of Elegance and Intrigue: French Society in 18th-Century Prints and Drawings, for an exploration of the various roles prints played in French art and culture during the 1700s, especially among the rapidly growing middle class. Prints provided entertainment, decorated homes, promoted the latest artistic trends, and inspired revolutionary spirit.

Meet at the atrium desk.