Portraits from The Wilson’s Collection – Online discussion

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Date(s) - 14th Oct 2020


Kenneth Clark described portraiture as the artist’s ‘use of the accidents of each individual face to reveal inner life’. This Zoom talk and discussion led by the Chair of the Friends, Adrian Barlow, will test Clark’s description through the examination of twenty or so portraits  in the The Wilson’s Collection The paintings will range from the early 17th to the last 20th century. Those attending will be invited to participate fully in the discussion even though this will be a virtual not a face-to-face meeting.

NB to participate in this meeting it will be necessary to have access to Zoom. Those participating will be sent the link to the meeting the previous day. In the event of problems or for further information about the meeting please contact the speaker at chair@friendsofthewilson.org.uk.

Venue: online


When booking please include your email address to ensure you receive a Zoom invitation.

If you have any questions please phone Alison on 01242 519413.

Please book using one of the following options:

  • On-line bookings with a debit or credit card, or Paypal account, can be made using the form below. Alternatively you may reserve your place, select the ‘off-line’ payment option and pay by bank transfer or cheque.
  • Bank transfer – please email events@friendsofthewilson.org.uk and wait for confirmation that places are available before arranging your bank transfer.
  • Cheque – please complete a booking form (download here or available in the Friends’ newsletter) and post it with your cheque.

Places are not confirmed until payment is received.

Bank transfers should be made to Friends of Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum (or as much of that as the bank will accept) Sort Code 30-91-87 Account 00005816. The reference must include your surname plus as much of the event title as will fit, for example SMITH Portraits.

Please make cheques payable to Friends of The Wilson and send with a SAE or clearly written email address to Mrs Alison Pascoe, 77 Naunton Lane, Cheltenham, GL53 7AZ. Please include your email address to ensure you receive a Zoom invitation.


Bookings are now closed for this event.