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Edouard Manet and Music Dr Lois Oliver Monday 04 March 2019

Music was a constant theme in Manet's life and art. His pictures of musicians and their audiences range from major early canvases, depicting itinerant musicians and Spanish dancers, through to paintings encompassing the full range of Parisian musical culture. This lecture immerses you in Manet's world.

Lecturer: Dr Lois Oliver studied English Literature at Cambridge University, and History of Art at the Courtauld Institute,completing an MA in Venetian Renaissance Art. She is currently Assistant Professor in History of Art at the University of Notre Dame in London and a Visiting Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute. She writes audio and multimedia tours for clients and is also a keen violinist.

Image: Manet's 'Music in Jardin des Tuileries', 1862