“Twachtman’s route to Greenwich:” A virtual evening celebrating the launch of John Henry Twachtman Catalog Raisonné Thursday, November 18 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Greenwich Historical Society is happy to mark the start of the John Henry Twachtman Catalog Raisonné with a virtual conference illustrated by Lisa N. Peters, Ph.D.., retracing John Henry Twachtman’s route to Greenwich, where he lived with his family from 1890 to 1899 and created the Impressionist works for which he is best known.
Dr Peters will trace Twachtman’s artistic career focusing on a few key works, from his early days in Cincinnati, to European studies and travel, to New York and finally to Greenwich.
After the conference, Dr Peters will be joined by the Curator of Exhibits and Collections of the Greenwich Historical Society Maggie Dimock for a discussion of Twachtman’s continuing legacy and the rich information available to scholars and art lovers in the John Henry Twachtman Catalog Raisonné.
For more information and to register for November 18e Zoom chat from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET, click here. The presentation will also be available upon request after the presentation.
This virtual event is organized to celebrate the public launch of the John Henry Twachtman Catalog Raisonné, a collaboration between Dr Peters and the Greenwich Historical Society. The John Henry Twachtman Catalog Raisonné is a free digital resource offering detailed records of Twachtman’s work, life, exhibitions, and other material, including correspondence and entries for every known work of art by the artist. It is accessible to www.jhtwachtman.org.
Lisa N. Peters, Ph.D. is an art historian and independent curator, and author of John Henry Twachtman Catalog Raisonné. She is also the curator of the upcoming exhibition at the Greenwich Historical Society Life and Art: Greenwich Paintings John Henry Twachtman, and the author of the accompanying catalog. His previous posts on Twachtman include John Henry Twachtman: an American Impressionist (High Museum of Art, Atlanta). She has published numerous other articles and exhibition catalogs on subjects related to American art.