Who: Professor Peter McPhee AM Australian lecturer will deliver an illustrated talk “Painting in France from David to Monet”
Where: Peninsula Community Theatre Wilson Road, Mornington
When: Friday 6 November AGM commences 4.45p.m. Illustrated talk begins at 5.30 pm
ADFAS welcomes new members and guests but please contact the group directly on 9787 2092 at least three days in advance to book a place.
Jacques Louis David 1748-1825 was a highly influential French painter in the Neoclassical style. He was appointed “First Painter to the Emperor” in 1804 primarily a painter of historical events he was also a great portraitist.
Oscar Claude Monet 1840-1926 was founder of French Impressionist painting, He painted the same scene many times in order to capture the changing light and the passing seasons. From 1883 Monet lived in Giverny, during 1899 he began painting his water lilies continuing to do so for the next 20 years.