Lowell Lecture

Curated Conversations: John Singer Sargent: A Painting Conservator’s Perspective

Date & Time

Nov. 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.


Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Lydia Vagts, Cunningham Associate Conservator of Paintings

Presenting Organization

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


The Arts

Join Lydia Vagts, Cunningham Associate Conservator of Paintings, for a discussion of the materials and techniques used by Sargent on both his easel and mural paintings in the MFA’s collection. Start with the paintings in the Sargent gallery and finish in the Rotunda looking at his final works. Along the way discuss various conservation treatments undertaken on Sargent’s paintings over the past few years.