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02 April 2019The Gilded Age: John Singer Sargent, Louis Comfort Tiffany and Stanford White
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The Gilded Age: John Singer Sargent, Louis Comfort Tiffany and Stanford White Anne Anderson Tuesday 02 April 2019

Anne Anderson graduated in Art History and Archaeology from Leicester University in 1978 and worked as an archaeologist for 8 years, being elected to the Society of Antiquaries in 1997. From 1993 to 2007 she was senior lecturer on the Fine Arts Valuation degree courses at Southampton Solent University, specialising in the Aesthetic Movement, Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau and Modernism. She is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at Exeter University; a Fletcher Jones Fellow of the Huntington Library, CA; a fellow of the Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum and Library; Cumming Ceramic Research Foundation Fellow (2007 and 2010) and consultant for Lord Frederic Leighton's Studio-House, Kensington. She has published books on Roman pottery, Art Deco teapots and Edward Burne-Jones, has been a lecturer for The Arts Society since 1993, and is also a tutor at the V&A.


From the cottages of Newport to the mansions of the Hudson Valley, America's robber barons, the Vanderbilts and the Rockefellers, enjoyed their lifestyle because they were not required to pay income tax.  Learn more about the artists of their time: Sargent, Tiffany and Stanford White.


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