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Richmond January What's On

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19 January

A Slice of Eel Pie - boatyards & bands, artists

and inventors

The National Archives

Eel Pie Island in central Twickenham - from rock

royalty to French nobility, artisan boatbuilders to

self-taught inventors, colourful entrepreneurs to

famous authors, all have at some point found

themselves on this tiny island. www.kewsociety.org

19 January

The People's Collection: The Story behind Richmond

Orleans House Gallery

Marble Hill House

This talk will seek to answer the questions: who were

the people (luminaries) behind the creation of the

collection, why was it formed and what is their legacy?

www.londonluminaries.com

19 January

Art of the Still Life

Online

From humble origins as the lowest of the genres,

still-life became the subject of some of the most

beautiful, exciting, innovative and astonishing works

in the history of art. www.richmondartsociety.com

20 January

Capricci and Conversations. The painting

collection at Marble Hill

Online

The painting collection formed by Marble Hill's first

owner, Henrietta Howard, was relatively modest.

Henrietta only owned 34 paintings including 5

'capricci', fanciful views of Rome by Giovanni

Paolo Panini. www.londonluminaries.com

Marble Hill House

A Slice of Eel Pie Island

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