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Start: 22/03/2018
6:45 pm
End: 22/03/2018
9:00 pm

Event Venue

25 Blythe Road London W14 0PD

GPS: 51.4967846, -0.21236399999998

Richard Charlton-Jones, former Senior Director of Sotheby’s Old Master Department, now consultant to Sotheby’s and Specialist Auctioneers 25 Blythe Road will be giving a Talk exploring pictures of children primarily from Britain and the Netherlands by well-known masters to the more obscure from the period 1550-1800.

This event, taking place in the gallery at 25 Blythe Road in Olympia is to raise funds for and awareness of West London Action for Children, a small, independent, local charity working in Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea since 1917. WLAC offer free, specialist, preventive counselling and therapy services to families on low income with children who are at risk.

Doors open 6.45, drinks and canapes will be served during which guests can take part in a ‘Guess the Date of the Painting’ competition (winners get a year’s subscription to a specialist’s auction catalogues). The Talk by Richard Charlton-Jones starts at 7.30pm. This will be followed by a short introduction to the work of West London Action for Children. The evening will finish at 8.45/9pm.

Tickets on Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/images-of-childhood-1550-1800-a-talk-by-richard-charlton-jones-tickets-41867549969

Main image:
The Sackville children, 1796
John Hoppner (1758-1810)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In support of West London Action for Children. Charity No. 1135648

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25 Blythe Road

25 Blythe Road, founded in 2007 is a collective of highly experienced specialists many of whom have worked at Sotheby’s.
A HUB OF SPECIALIST AUCTIONEERS Originally part of the great complex of Blythe House, the Edwardian Baroque portal of 25 Blythe Road juts out in the sharp bend of the…


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