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Botticelli and Jean Dupas: Renaissance and Art Deco Inventions

Les Perruches (Parrots)  Jean Dupas  Oil on canvas, French, 1925.  Xavier Roberts Collection


6 p.m.Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Dr. Ross S Kilpatrick Queen’s University Professor Emeritus of Classics and Author

A comparison of the spectacular and mysterious Art Deco painting Les Perruches (Lovebirds) by Jean Dupas (1882-1964, now part of the Xavier Roberts Collection, first shown at the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes of 1925 in Paris, to Sandro Botticelli’s celebrated Primavera (ca.1480) in the Uffizzi Gallery in Florence

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