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Saturday, June 1 • 10:00am - 10:30am
(Paintings) Richard Caton Woodville: In Palette and Process

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Eric Gordon, Head of paintings Conservation, The Walters Art Museum; and Gwen Manthey, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, The Chrysler Museum of Art

Richard Caton Woodville created what became some of the most iconic images of antebellum America while working from abroad. His early education in Baltimore coupled with his studies at the Düsseldorf Academy instilled in him a fairly traditional, conservative painting methodology. By identifying his painting materials and the process involved in creating his compositions, we can appreciate how he transformed his vision of American life onto canvas.

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Eric Gordon, [PA]

Head of Painting Conservation, The Walters Art Museum
Eric Gordon has been a painting conservator at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore since 1985 and Head of Painting Conservation since 1996. He graduated from the New York University conservation program and interned at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Intermuseum Conservation... Read More →
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Gwen B. Manthey-[PA]

Conservator, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gwen Manthey is the newly-appointed Interim Paintings Conservator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and maintains a private practice outside of Philadelphia. Prior positions include Assistant Paintings Conservator at the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), National Endowment for... Read More →

Saturday June 1, 2013 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
JW Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4 19 S West St Indianapolis, IN 46204

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