ReCollection: Unknown Artist
Hear from conservator Analiese Treacy
Join conservator Analiese Treacy to hear about Vishnu reclining on the serpent Shesha with Lakshmi in attendance, a 19th century watercolour by an unknown artist.
Analiese will discuss the materials and techniques used in the making of the work and the strategies used to display and care for it as part of the Art Gallery of NSW collection.
Meet at the information desk.
Discover the Gallery’s collection one artwork at a time
This is one of our ReCollection series of lunchtime talks. Each week an artist, curator or conservator will explore an artwork of their choice – from old favourites to hidden gems – speaking from their area of expertise or a personal perspective.
Thursday 12 September 2019, 12pm
No bookings required
Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Related exhibition: In one drop of water
Related galleries: Asian galleries
Image: unknown artist Vishnu and Laxmi resting on serpent god Sheshnag 19th century (detail). Art Gallery of New South Wales, bequest of Mr J Kitto 1986.