King Charles III Visiting Pope Benedict XIV at the Coffee House of the Palazzo del Quirinale, 1746, Giovanni Paolo Panini. Oil on canvas. Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte. Photo: Scala/Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali/Art Resource, NY.

Reportage and Representation: Viewing History in Eighteenth-Century Europe


Museum Lecture Hall

On the occasion of the exhibition Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe, this scholarly symposium investigates the artistic framework and historical context of eighteenth-century view paintings recording contemporary events.

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