Lewis Walpole Library Lecture | Pride, Prejudice, and Portraits: The Rice Portrait of Jane Austen

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 5:30pm

Claudia Johnson, Murray Professor of English Literature at Princeton University, will examine the controversial reception of the Rice Portrait of Jane Austen, by Ozias Humphry. This illustrated talk ponders the stakes of legitimacy in general as well as the unusual acrimony this portrait in particular has often inspired.

Lecture Hall
Space is limited
(This venue is wheelchair accessible)
Open to: 
General Public