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Summer Lecture Series Highlights French Art in Honor of Caillebotte Exhibition

Faya Causey delivers a lecture titled Cézanne and Antiquity on July 29 and August 2 at the National Gallery of Art. Image: Paul Cézanne, The Bend in the Road, 1900/1906, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Faya Causey delivers a lecture titled Cézanne and Antiquity on July 29 and August 2 at the National Gallery of Art. Image: Paul Cézanne, The Bend in the Road, 1900/1906, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Washington, DC—In July and August, the department of adult programs at the National Gallery of Art presents the lecture series All Things French in honor of Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye, the first major U.S. exhibition of the artist's work in 20 years.

All lecture programs are presented free of charge and take place in the West Building Lecture Hall. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.

Summer Lecture Series: All Things French

"Selfies" and Portraits in 19th-Century France
July 8, 1:00 p.m.
July 12, 2:00 p.m.
Diane Arkin

A Painter's Eye: The Cinematic Language of Robert Bresson
July 15, 1:00 p.m.
July 19, 2:00 p.m.
David Gariff

Faces of France: Nadar, Daumier, Duchenne
July 22, 1:00 p.m.
July 26, 2:00 p.m.
Sarah Gordon

Cézanne and Antiquity
July 29, 1:00 p.m.
August 2, 2:00 p.m.
Faya Causey

Fragonard and the Question of Portraiture in 18th-Century French Painting
August 4, 1:00 p.m.
August 9, 2:00 p.m.
Yuriko Jackall

When in Rome, Do as the French Do? The Lure of Italy in Baroque France
August 11, 1:00 p.m.
August 16, 2:00 p.m.
Lorena Baines

Impressionists and the Paris Commune: Lions or Chickens?
August 19, 1:00 p.m.
August 23, 2:00 p.m.
Justina Yee

Drawing in Normandy and Picardy: Ernest Roth and Andre Smith in 1914
August 26, 1:00 p.m.
August 30, 2:00 p.m.
Eric Denker

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