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"Collecting Art in the Italian Renaissance: Rome, Florence, Mantua:" A Lecture by Stephen Scher

Speaker Stephen Scher
Date Mar 13, 2013
Time 3:00 pm  
Location The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
Cost free admission
Contact Dennis Sears
Phone 217 333 3777
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The March meeting of The No. 44 Society welcomes art historian Stephen Scher.

Scher is a collector and contributing curator of exhibitions at the Frick, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York.

Among his books and catalogues is The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance, a study of portrait medals.

Stephen K. Scher received his M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University in 1961 and his Ph.D. from Yale in 1966.