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.
The Sackville children, 1796
John Hoppner (1758-1810)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
In support of West London Action for Children. Charity No. 1135648