Former National Gallery of Art curator is Goldberg Lecturer
1/24/2013, 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Cohen Memorial Hall (Google map of this location). Limited parking is available in the lot outside Cohen Hall, off 21st Avenue South on the Peabody campus.
Peter Parshall, curator of old master prints at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, from 1999 to 2010, will present the spring 2013 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture in Art History. His lecture is titled "The Concept of Aesthetic Disinterest: G. B. Piranes and the "Lisbon Earthquake of 1755."
Parshall was formerly the Jane Neuberger Goodsell Professor of Art History and the Humanities at Reed College. He completed his doctoral studies in art history at the University of Chicago, and his dissertation research as a fellow at the Warburg Institute, London. Parshall has written and lectured widely on the art of northern Europe and the Renaissance with special emphasis on the history of prints, the early history and organization of collecting, and Renaissance art theory.
Sponsored by the Department of History of Art.