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ICON Paintings Group

From: Clare Finn <finnclare<-at->
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2009
The ICON Paintings Group Invite you to a talk given by

Lara Broecke
Visiting Fellow at the Hamilton Kerr Institute

"From Cimabue to Cennino: The  Reconstruction of a Thirteenth
    Century Italian Crucifix and a New Translation of the Libro
    dell'Arte"

at the ICON Office
1 London Bridge, London SE1 9BG
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 at 6.30pm  prompt

Tickets: ICON members:  UKP5, non- members:  UKP10

Please register to be sure your name is on the security list at the
door no later than Friday, 20 February  2009 telling us if you are
an ICON  member.

Refreshments will be  served
RSVP

    Clare Finn
    +44 20 7937 1895
    finnclare<-at->aol<.>com

The talk will describe the process of making a two-metre high
reconstruction, based on the Cimabue crucifix from Arezzo, using as
far as possible, historically authentic materials and techniques.
Instances where new insights were afforded into early Italian
painting technique will be discussed as well as how frequent
reference to Cennino's Libro dell'Arte led to the idea for a
project, which has been running since July 2008, to produce a new
translation and edition of the book. The progress of the project
will be reported as well as the plans for its completion.

Dr. Clare  Finn,
Clare Finn and Co. Ltd,
38 Cornwall Gardens,
London SW7  4AA
+44 20 7937 1895
Fax: +44 20 7937 4198
Mobile: +44 78 36 35 9995


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