Sunday at the Met—Artists and Amateurs: Etching in Eighteenth-Century France

Introduction:
Perrin Stein, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Speakers:
“The Multiple Original in Eighteenth-Century France”
Jonathan Bober, Curator and Head of Old Master Prints, National Gallery of Art

“When Is a Copy Not a Copy?”
Rena Hoisington, Curator and Head of the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Baltimore Museum of Art

What distinguishes an amateur from a professional printmaker artist? When is a copy not a copy? Discover the answers to these questions in the context of eighteenth-century France with Jonathan Bober, Rena Hoisington, and Perrin Stein.

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition “Artists and Amateurs: Etching in Eighteenth-Century France.”

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2013/french-etching

Recorded October 20, 2013

Credits

Education programs are made possible by The Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust.

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