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An illustrated talk on Sargent and Sorolla – join Christopher Riopelle and Richard Ormond in conversation, inspired by the recent Sorolla exhibition at the National Gallery, London.

Come along to this lively discussion about Sorolla and his interactions with international contemporaries such as Sargent as they moved with ease among the art capitals of the world in the years around 1900.

Richard Ormond is the former deputy director of the National Portrait gallery and director of the Maritime Museum, co-author of the nine volume Catalogue Raisonné of Singer Sargent’s work and curator of two recent major exhibitions of his portraits and watercolours as well as historical advisor to the Broadway Arts Festival. He is the grandson of Violet Sargent Ormond, sister of John Singer Sargent.

Christopher Riopelle is the Neil Westreich Curator of Post 1800 Paintings, and the acting curator of eighteenth-century French paintings, at the National Gallery, London. He has curated most recently Joaquín Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light (Spring 2019) and Gauguin Portraits (Autumn October 2019).

This event will be taking place in The Lifford Hall in Broadway (Worcestershire – in the north Cotswolds).

Tickets are £15 and will go on sale through the website at 10am on Good Friday (April 10th) and up to 3 weeks earlier for benefactors of the festival

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