2019 Institutional Partners

Curator Conversation

British Drawings at The Met and New Haven: Hidden Treasures, Recent Acquisitions and Paul Mellon’s Turners

Friday, January 25, 10am – 12pm

Sacerdote Lecture Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ian Warrell, Senior Visiting Scholar for Collections Research, Yale Center for British Art
Constance C. McPhee, Curator, Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Femke Speelberg, Associate Curator, Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Registration is required. Registration begins December 13, 2018.


The Event is Sponsored by: CHRISTIE'S


Image Captions, from top to bottom:
Alfred William Hunt (1830–1896)
Snowdon, after an April Hailstorm (or Snowdon through Clearing Clouds), 1857
Watercolor, 13 3/8 × 19 11/16 in. (34 × 50 cm)
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2016, Accession Number: 2016.597
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
The Channel Sketchbook, ca. 1845
Watercolor on medium, slightly textured, white wove paper
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Thomas Chippendale (1718–1779)
Commode Table and Candlestands
in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I, 1761
Black ink, gray ink, gray and brown washes
8 x 14 in. (20.3 x 35.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1920, Accession Number: 20.40.1