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Rembrandt: Family, Faces and Friends Hilary Williams Thursday 14 November 2019

Rembrandt

Alone among the famous artists of the 17th Century, Rembrandt did not go to Rome. He stayed in Amsterdam, vying with his great contemporary Rubens, to be a “History” painter.

To earn his living, he specialised in portraiture, in which he gained great success.

 Lecturer: Hilary Williams M.A.

Formerly Print Room Superintendent at the British Museum, now Art History Education Officer & NADFAS Liaison Officer at The British Museum. Hilary lectures for the British Museum, London Borough of Bexley and the Wallace Collection.


She is founding Artistic Director of North Kent Evening DFAS.
Another of her roles is guiding Special Interest Private Tours of the State Apartments at Buckingham Palace.