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Humour in Sixteenth-century Painting. Lecture Friso Lammertse (Curator at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen)
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Date:
August 9, 2019
Location:
Auditorium Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

What was considered funny in the sixteenth century, and what techniques did painters use at the time to elicit laughter? In this lecture, Friso Lammertse shows what a ‘sense of humour’ meant in the sixteenth century and especially how this was expressed in painting.

 

Friso LammertseFriso Lammertse, Curator of Old Master Painting and Sculpture at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, shows what a ‘sense of humour’ meant in the sixteenth century and especially how this was expressed in painting. The programme will be introduced by Ilona van Tuinen, Curator of 16th- and 17th-century Drawings at the Rijksmuseum.

 

Friday 9 August 2019

Venue Auditorium Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

19:00: Welcome

19:30-20:30: Lecture Friso Lammertse

20:30-21:30: Drinks and conversation

 

Further information and registration: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/lectures/humour-in-sixteenth-century-painting

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