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Museum Open House; Light, Dark and Daumier

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05/20/1963

Program hosted by Russell Connor of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Each half hour program was devoted to a period of artists and showed works of art with Connor giving the background on the works. In this episode, Connor showcases art by French printmaker, caricaturist, painter and sculptor Honoré Daumier. Some of Daumier’s work featured includes caricatures from his series Men of Justice and his painting entitled “The Uprising.” Daumier’s work is also compared to the work of other artists of whom examples are shown, most notably a drawing by Masaccio and a painting by Rembrandt


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Series
Museum Open House
Program
Light, Dark and Daumier
Program Number

16

Series Description

Program hosted by Russell Connor of Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Each half hour program was devoted to a period of artists and showed works of art with Connor giving the background on the works. Early and Mid 1960’s. Series release date: 1963

Duration

00:29:18

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Art & Arts
Painting
Etching
Political culture
Satire
Connor, Russell
Social Critics and Reformers
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Daumier, Honore, 1808-1879
Caricature
Genres
Educational
Topics
Fine Arts
Contributors
Kennedy, Thalia (Associate Producer)
Connor, Russell (Host)
Hallock, Don (Director)
Morton, Will (Sound)
Porter, Al (Other (see note))
Anderson, Ken (Other (see note))
Kane, Pat (Other (see note))
Barnard, Patricia (Executive Producer)
Publication Information
Presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Museum Open House; Light, Dark and Daumier,” 05/20/1963, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96E3AD934B874D208D703C4C164E1B96.
MLA: “Museum Open House; Light, Dark and Daumier.” 05/20/1963. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96E3AD934B874D208D703C4C164E1B96>.
APA: Museum Open House; Light, Dark and Daumier. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_96E3AD934B874D208D703C4C164E1B96
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