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Through a Glass Darkly Jane Gardiner Monday 05 November 2018

This lecture explores the way in which artists over the centuries have included transparent glass objects in their paintings, taking huge delight in capturing the shadows and reflections seen within the glass as well as displaying their skill in portraying what lies behind and beyond.

Lecturer : Jane Gardiner: MA History of Art, University of London. Trained at the V&A and continues to lecture there. Was Senior Lecturer at Sotheby's Institute of Art for 17 years becoming a Deputy Director of Sothebys UK. Has also lectured for the National Trust, London University and a number of other important institutions.

Image: John Francis 'Luncheon Still Life' c.1860