Middlebury College Museum of Art

Friday, October 18

Provenance Matters in Ancient Art

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 12:30pm
Location: Mahaney Art Center, Sabra Field Lecture Hall (Room 125)

Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art


Pieter Broucke, Associate Curator of Ancient Art, will explain why provenance matters when building a teaching collection of antiquities. While often complicating the acquisition of works of art, provenance issues can also be enriching, as will be shown using examples from Middlebury’s own holdings.