Rarities of these Lands: Tulips and other Exotica in the Making of Golden Age Holland

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Christoffel van den Berghe, Still Life with Flowers in a Vase, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1617. Image and artwork in public domain.
Christoffel van den Berghe, Still Life with Flowers in a Vase, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1617. Image and artwork in public domain.
Talks
Oct 19, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Lower Level, Auditorium

Rarities of these Lands: Tulips and other Exotica in the Making of Golden Age Holland

Join us for a scholar lecture by Claudia Swan, associate professor of Art History at Northwestern University.

This presentation is part of the KAM exhibition Coveting Nature: Art, Collecting, and Natural History in Early Modern Europe. All visitors are invited to view the exhibition in the museum's Contemporary Gallery. 

This lecture is the Philipp Fehl Lecture in Art, honoring the work of the distinguished scholar and University of Illinois professor Philipp Fehl. Co-sponsored by the Department of Entomology, Department of History, and Krannert Art Museum.