Russell-Coates Gallery. Lecture by Dr James Taylor
Discover the eclectic collection and awesome seaside home of Sir Merton and Lady Annie Russell Coates situated on the East Cliff of Bournemouth. Funded by the ownership of the Royal Bath Hotel and astute art dealing they acquired remarkable Victorian and Edwardian artworks partly inspired by their world travels. After their death in the 1920s curators acquired Modern British Art and additional paintings from C19th including Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s masterwork Venus of the hearts. In fact, the museum features an exceptional range of female subjects that underpin this talk
1.45 for 2pm.
St Lawrences Church Hall, 2 Bridle Rd, Eastcote, London HA5 2SJ
Wed 10 August