Join us for our "Art History Illustrated" talk series, held the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This monthly illustrated talk series is presented by Associate Professor Brenda Edgar of the Fine Art Department at Jefferson Community and Technical College, in partnership with the Carnegie Center for Art and History.
Thursday, November 18
"Our Lady of the Bread Pudding: Vermeer’s Milkmaid and its Catholic Ancestors"
Although it is usually understood as a starkly secular scene, this famous painting is actually the descendent of a tradition of religious iconography that goes back to the Flemish Primitives.
Image: Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid, oil on canvas, 1657-8. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.