Curator Spot! Victoria Osborne talks about The Long Engagement

Curator Victoria Osborne talks about The Long Engagement by Arthur Hughes. Hughes exhibited this painting in 1859 with a quotation from Chaucer’s ‘Troilus and Criseyde’:

For how myght ever sweetnesse hav be known To hym that never tastyd bitternesse?
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Examine the detail online: http://www.preraphaelites.org/the-collection/1902P13/the-long-engagement/

2 responses to “Curator Spot! Victoria Osborne talks about The Long Engagement”

  1. Anonymous says :

    Great talk, spoiled by not miking her properly, making it hard to hear at times.

  2. birminghammag says :

    Thanks for your comment. We’re doing this with very low cost equipment so the sound could be better – when we have the opportunity to upgrade we will. Hope the subtitles are a help for everyone who can’t hear this one clearly.

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