From Paris to Stockholm, Boucher's Triumph of Venus

Friday, January 22, 2021, 3 PM

Tickets: Free; limited availability, advance registration is required.

Colin B. Bailey  
Boucher’s Triumph of Venus, painted in 1740 and today in the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, is the greatest of the artist’s mythological paintings. Join the Morgan Library & Museum's Director, Colin B. Bailey, as he examines the large-scale cabinet picture’s conception and composition within the context of the Morgan’s collection of Boucher’s works on paper.  

Please note that the program will take place online. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to participate using Zoom. We ask that you download the app in advance for the best user experience.

François Boucher, The Triumph of Venus, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, NM 770. Photography by Cecilia Heisser.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.