Talk: Melbourne Writers Festival: Lucrezia Borgia and Italian Art

In Conversation – Carl Villis and Sarah Dunant

Join Carl Villis, Conservator of European paintings before 1800, NGV and Sarah Dunant, author of Blood & Beauty, 2013 as they discuss Lucrezia Borgia and Italian Art.

Art Exhibition previously on at NGV International in Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 23 August 2013 to Friday 23 August 2013
Launch Friday 23 August 2013, 2.30pm

Published by National Gallery of Victoria - International on Friday 02 August 2013.
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Moderator
Dr Luke, Morgan, Senior Lecturer, Monash University

Revisit the cultural riches of Renaissance Italy and discover the true story behind one of history’s most misunderstood women. Writer Sarah Dunant discusses the life and times of Lucrezia Borgia with NGV conservator Carl Villis, who is credited with identifying the only the only formal painted portrait of Lucrezia Borgia. Chaired by art and cultural historian Luke Morgan.
Followed by a book signing in the NGV Shop.