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Lecture; The Art of a Darwin - about the life of Gwen Raverat

The Art of a Darwin - about the life of Gwen Raverat. A lecture delivered by William Prior
When Sep 28, 2017
from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Where The Wilkinson Room, St John’s Church, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RN
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Contact Phone 07703 170320
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William Prior (Gwen Raverat's Grandson) will give a talk about Gwen’s life and work, focusing on Cambridge connections. 

209. Cambridge; 151 x 114, state 2, 1932 (Raverat)Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), grand-daughter of Charles Darwin, was a leading figure in the revival of wood-engraving in the first half of the 20th Century. One of Rupert Brooke's Neo-Pagans and Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury group, her best-selling memoir, Period Piece is still in print 64 years after its first publication. She has an extensive following; with work in galleries, museums and private collections worldwide, and a number of publications written about her life and work.

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