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Boston Athenaeum Lecture: Fitz Henry Lane Lithographs (12 p.m. lecture & lunch following)
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
10 1/2 Beacon St
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BHV Members & Guests (Lecture)
Members of the Boston Athenaeum (Lecture)
Georgia Barnhill, curator emerita at the American Antiquarian Society, will shed light on Gloucester-born luminist painter and printmaker Fitz Henry Lane (1804-1865). Barn hill will talk about Lane's work within the context of his contemporaries and explore his long association with the Boston Athenaeum, where Lane first exhibited in 1841. Barnhill is the guest curator of an exhibit of Lane's paintings on display at the Cape Ann Museum. Lunch afterwards at Carrie Nation (pay individually). Meet at the Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon St, at 11:45 a.m. for the noon lecture. Seats are not reserved. BHV members and their guests: $10 (free for Athenaeum members).