An illustrated lecture by Philippa Martin, Keeper of Fine & Decorative Art at Eton College, explaining the tradition of ‘Leaving Portraits’: portraits of boys just after they left the college. The talk concludes with an introduction to the current portrait exhibition, also the permanent display of portraits and to view the exhibition New Faces: Unexhibited Portraits from Eton’s Boarding Houses.
Tickets: £13 or on the door if available.
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Picture - Thomas Wentworth Beaumont (1792–1848), oil on canvas by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830), c. 1809