CONSERVATOR TALK KENSETT’S COAST SCENE WITH FIGURES (BEVERLY SHORE)




When:
April 8, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2022-04-08T13:00:00-04:00
2022-04-08T14:00:00-04:00
Where:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main St
Hartford
CT 06103
Cost:
Adults: $15, Seniors: $12, Students: $5, Members & Hartford Residents & Youth (age 17 & under): Free
Contact:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
(860) 278-2670

Friday, April 8

1pm—In museum

Born in Cheshire, Connecticut, John Frederick Kensett created paintings that capture the intense beauty of landscapes across the Northeast and reveal his ties to the Hudson River School. Listen in as paintings conservator Allen Kosanovich takes a closer look at the recent conservation of Kensett’s Coast Scene with Figures (Beverly Shore) (1869) and learn about the processes involved in conserving historic oil paintings. Free with museum admission. Meet in front of the Museum Shop.