July 2019

Saints and Sinners: Women in the Mauritshuis

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 11:00
The Civic Centre
Long Lane Carlton-in-Lindrick S81 9AP

This lecture uses some of the masterpieces of the Mauritshuis collection.

The Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague, Netherlands houses many Dutch Golden age paintings.  Using some of the masterpieces in the museum's collection the lecturer will explore not only the roles played by women but also introduce you to some of the artists and the kind of works they produced and the styles they used.


Mrs Jane Choy-Thurlow

Jane E. Choy-Thurlow is a docent and enjoys giving lectures and tours at the Mauritshuis, Prince William V gallery and Huygens Museum Hofwijck in The Hague, The Netherlands. A few of the many exhibits in the Mauritshuis she has been part of are: the legendary Johannes Vermeer exhibit, Rembrandt by Himself and Holbein, Portraitist of the Renaissance.

An active member of The Arts Society, she is a founding member of DFAS of The Hague and has fulfilled committee positions including chairman and Mainland Europe Area Chairman and presently is Area Trainer and a New Societies committee member. She received her BSc from Salem State University, USA, her Med from Trinity College Dublin and continued art history studies at Leiden University.

In 2018 she was given the honor of Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau by the Dutch King Willem Alexander of Orange for her knowledge and work in the field of the Arts esp. 15th to 17th century Dutch and Flemish art.