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Gallery Talk: Double Vision—Paintings within Paintings

A woman sits on a man’s lap in a room with paintings, including a canvas on an easel.
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French, Raphael and the Fornarina, 1814. Oil on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.252.

Gallery Talk

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, Enter at Broadway for evening programs

This event requires registration; see further details below.

Artists “double” their visual worlds by creating artworks within artworks. Curator Miriam Stewart will explore how these artists create intriguing interactions between painter, subject, and viewer.

Led by:
Miriam Stewart, Curator of the Collection, Division of European and American Art

Gallery talks are limited to 18 people and registration is required. You can register by clicking on the event on this form, beginning at 10am the day of the talk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk.

The Harvard Art Museums are now offering free admission every day, Tuesday through Sunday. Please see the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at at least 48 hours in advance.