Maria Cosway in Corsica

May 13 2024

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Museu Casa nativa di Pasquale Paoli in Corsica will be opening an exhibition dedicated to Maria Cosway in a few days' time. The venue was the birthplace of Maria's friend, the statesman Pasquale Paoli, with whom the female artist shared a correspondence with at various points during her life and career.

The themes of the exhibition galleries are as follows:

Apprenticeship in Italy
Maria Hadfield becomes Maria Cosway
Room 1 • Maria Cosway in English
society The Queen of Pall Mall
About women artists
Pasquale Paoli and Maria Cosway
Room 2 • Maria Cosway painter
The influence of the Roman circle
Friendship with David
Exhibiting at the Royal Academy
Room 3 • Rupture
Room 4 • Emancipation: Maria Cosway as a teacher

The show will run from 18th May 2024 until 30th October 2024.

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