A Lifetime of Collecting: The Paul Mellon Collections at VMFA

A Lifetime of Collecting: The Paul Mellon Collections at VMFA

Paul Mellon was one of the greatest art collectors and philanthropists of the 20th century He spent a lifetime creating a masterful collection of art including British, French, and American paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and books and manuscripts.

Join Jeffrey Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Manager of Statewide Programs and Exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts as he discusses Paul Mellon’s journey from his first purchase of a British painting in 1936, Pumpkin with Stable-lad, by George Stubbs to the remarkable collections of British Sporting Art and French Impressionist works in VMFA’s permanent collection now on tour internationally.

$5 admission, free to NSLM members. For more information contact Anne Marie Paquette, the Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator: APaquette@NationalSporting.org, 540 687 6542 ext. 25

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