FPS SYMPOSIUM & DINNER – Everyday Rococo: Madame de Pompadour and the Arts
Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The French Porcelain Society is pleased to announce the rescheduling of the symposium Everyday Rococo: Madame de Pompadour and the Arts to be held at the Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, on the 1st and 2nd July 2022. With two days of papers, this will be the first reassessment of Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson’s artistic patronage since the landmark exhibition, Madame de Pompadour et les Arts of 2002.
Commemorating the Tercentenary of her birth, and marking the publication of Rosalind Savill’s book Everyday Rococo: Madame de Pompadour and Sèvres Porcelain, this conference will welcome international experts discussing her interests in the fine and decorative arts.
Full programme and information on speakers and lectures here.
|Fees for the symposium|
|Attending: Fees include coffee and tea each day|
|Members 35 years old and under||£60|
|Dinner for members||£85|
|Dinner for non-members||£100|
Bookings are now closed.
The first day of the symposium will be followed by a sponsored drinks reception (with many thanks to Christie’s and Bonhams) and an optional dinner at the Savile Club. The drinks reception at 6pm is open to all our members.
Please note dinner bookings are now closed.
Image: François Boucher, Madame de Pompadour, 1759. Oil on canvas, 91 x 68 cm. The Wallace Collection, London (P418)