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The Restoration of Kings, Copies and Clerics

Collection of 17th century portraits from the Charterhouse

‍Join artist and independent researcher Ibby Lanfear for this online lecture on the history and significance of the seventeenth century portrait collection at the Charterhouse.

Based on extensive research in the Charterhouse archives, Ibby will be sharing her findings on this very notable collection of portraits, which have been recently renovated and are now on display in the refurbished Great Chamber. From their acquisition during the Restoration era, to the dramatic survival of the collection in 1941, Ibby will explore the cultural and material relevance of the works both to the Charterhouse charity and beyond.

Since training as an easel paintings’ conservator at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Ibby Lanfear has worked as a conservator and researcher for museums, universities, and institutions such as the National Trust. In 2017 she became the Paul Mellon curatorial researcher at the Charterhouse and her extensive research is published by the Charterhouse and the National Portrait Gallery.

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