Conference "With a French Accent : American Lithography to 1860 "

An event about the exhibition " With a french accent, American Lithography to 1860 "
Friday 11 October 2013, from 09:00 to 17:00

Free entrance

The lithography played an essential role in the society and the visual culture of the 19th century. Invented in Germany, triumphing in France, it knows a big success in the United States. This conference analyzes quite particularly its introduction and its use in the United States as well as the influence of techniques and French know-how.

Draft schedule

Georgia B. Barnhill—French Technology and Skills in the United States
Stephen Bann—Charlet on his Own Terms? The Trials of a Pioneering Lithographer
Jean-Francois Bazin—Leopold Grozelier—The Difficulties of a French Artist in The United States

Coffee Break

Lauren B. Hewes—“French Lithographic Prints: Very Beautiful”--The Creation of French Lithographs in the United States Before 1860
Catherine Wilcox-Titus—Napoleon and Lafayette in Print Culture
Sara Picard—“Tomb of Louisiana’s Ancient Sons”: An Oblique Image of New Orleans’s St. Louis Cathedral

Lunch Break

Caroline M. Riley—Mutable Meaning Across Markets: William  Sidney Mount and the Goupil Print CompanMarie-Stephanie Delamaire—American Prints in Paris or the House of Goupil in New York (1848-1857)
Helena E. Wright—Some French and American Lithographs at the Smithsonian: A Retrospective View


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