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Lunchtime Lecture: High Days and Holidays in 19th-century Genre Painting

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30th Nov

1pm - 1.55pm

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Most 19th-century pictures present a joyful and idyllic vision of country life – its weddings, village fairs and the occasional Christmas celebration. Only in the second half of the century did some artists try to give a more sober and realistic account of the lives – and recreations – of working people.