The Grand Tour, the two Horaces and the Court of Florence (1740-1786) at Strawberry Hill

17.30 (GMT), 16 March 2022 | Online

John Giles Eccardt, Portrait of Horace Walpole, (1754).

Fostering the global dialogue with international and national museums and their publics, London Art Week will present a panel discussion on Strawberry Hill House & Garden's latest display: In Focus: The Grand Tour.

On view from 27 March to 24 July 2022, the display is part of IN FOCUS, the dedicated series of displays featuring objects and artworks that unveil to the public the extraordinary story of Strawberry Hill House and its inhabitants.

Listen to our speakers Silvia Davoli (Strawberry Hill House) and Emanuela Tarizzo (Art Historian) and embark on a journey to discover the riches of this European capital [Florence] and their lasting impact on the imagination and collection of Horace Walpole.

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Silvia Davoli, Curator, Strawberry Hill House, Research Associate, University of Oxford and Associate Editor of the Journal of the History of Collections

Dr Silvia Davoli is Curator at Strawberry Hill House and a specialist in the history of collecting. She co-curated the exhibition Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill. Masterpieces from Horace Walpole's Collection (October 2018 - February 2019). Silvia is also Research Associate at the University of Oxford and Associate Editor of the Journal of the History of Collections. Silvia has curated the exhibition The Grand Tour, the two Horaces and the Court of Florence (1740-1786) opening at Strawberry Hill on 24 March until 24 July 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emanuela Tarizzo, Art Historian

Emanuela is an Art Historian, and Vice-Chair of the Board of London Art Week. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Courtauld Institute of Art, and specialises in European Paintings and Sculpture from the 15th to the early 19th centuries. Between 2014 and 2021 she was Gallery Director at renowned art dealers Tomasso in London, where she organised exhibitions, including joint shows with fellow art dealers and contemporary artists, authored exhibition catalogues, and regularly hosted talks and gallery tours. She is currently collaborating with Strawberry Hill House on the upcoming display dedicated to Horace Walpole's sojourn in Florence:  The Grand Tour, the two Horaces and the Court of Florence (1740-1786).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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