Lecture: Life Imitates Art: Becoming Emma Hamilton
Wednesday Nov 28 10:30 AM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Lecture:
Part of the Curatorial Lecture Series, featuring the museum's curators talking about topics that are meaningful to them. FREE.
Amber Ludwig, Curatorial assistant for European and American Art, talks about Lady Emma Hamilton, who was the muse of British painter George Romney. Hanging in the Portraiture Gallery is Romney's Portrait of Lady Elizabeth Haythorne.
Fun note: Lady Hamilton was portrayed by Vivien Leigh in the 1941 film That Hamilton Woman.