Painting for the People: Lithography in France in the 19th Century

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:00pm
Davison Art Center, Print Reference Library

Class tuition: $70

Wednesday, October 15, 22, and 29, 2014 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Class tuition: $70. To register, contact the Wesleyan Institute for Lifelong Learning at

Join the Wesleyan Institute for Lifelong Learning and the Friends of the Davison Art Center for Painting for the People, a short course on French lithographs in the 19th century. Sessions will discuss early lithographs by Théodore Géricault and Eugene Delacroix; political satires and social caricatures by Honoré Daumier; and the exploration of color lithography by Impressionists and Post-Impressionists including Édouard Manet, Pierre Bonnard, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Taught by Curator Clare Rogan, the course will meet at the Davison Art Center to view selected artists’ prints in the collection.