Celebrating Lady Wallace: Women Philanthropists of the Gilded Age
A Study Day in the Wallace Collection Lecture Theatre on Monday 18 March 2019

10.00 Registration, tea and coffee

10.30 Anne Fay (Head of Education), Welcome and introduction to the day

10.40 Suzanne Higgott (Curator of Glass, Limoges Painted Enamels, Earthenware
and Early Furniture, The Wallace Collection), ‘Who was Lady Wallace?’

11.10 Dr Lelia Packer (Curator of Dutch, Italian, Spanish, German and Pre-1600
Paintings, The Wallace Collection), 'A gift from Lady Wallace: Van Ostade’s Winter Scene’

11.30 Helen Jones (Research Librarian, The Wallace Collection), ‘More than mere
ornaments: the female visitors to Sir Richard Wallace's art collection’

12.15 Lunch

13.15 Dr Kate Hill ((Principal Lecturer, School of History & Heritage, University of Lincoln), ‘Understanding women’s collecting and donating – patterns from English
regional museums and galleries in the late nineteenth century’

14.00 Catrin Jones (Curator, The Holburne Museum, Bath), ‘Bath to Baghdad: Ellen
Tanner’s Collection of Middle Eastern Art’

14.25 Coffee break

14.45 Dr Yuriko Jackall (Curator of French Paintings, The Wallace Collection), ‘The
feminine touch: American collectors Alva Vanderbilt, Marjorie Merriweather Post,
Helen Clay Frick and Eugenia Woodward Hitt’

15.30 Charissa Bremer-David (Curator, Sculpture & Decorative Arts, J. Paul Getty
Museum), ‘Memoria et Eruditio: Women’s Art Philanthropy Stateside’

16.15 Questions to all speakers

16.30 Close

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