Janet Backhouse to Speak at the Getty Center

Janet Backhouse, former curator of illuminated manuscripts at the British Library, will deliver a lecture related to the "A Taste for Flanders: Manuscript Illumination and the English Elite" at the Harold M. Williams Auditorium of the Getty Center in Los Angeles on July 24 at 7:00 PM. Backhouse will discuss the role of English patronage in the development of Flemish illumination, both how it spurred the production of manuscripts in Flanders and how it influenced collecting practices in England. To make a reservation for this event, click on the headline above.