Edouard Manet 1832 - 1883 The Execution of Maximilian © National Gallery, London (detail)

Manet's 'The Execution of Maximilian' in context

Thu 13 Mar 2014

6pm to 7pm. The Learning Lab, Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.

Dr Jon Kear, Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Art at the University of Kent, looks at the representation of martyrdom and history painting, and how Manet's 'indifference' to certain conventions of history painting created problems for understanding the picture.

To take advantage of the three talks for £15 and membership special price please call 01227 378100 or visit the Beaney to book your place.

Don't forget to allow time before the lectures to view Manet's 'The Execution of Maximilian' and explore the Beaney's other permanent collections.

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