Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
with Dr. Amanda Foreman
On Tuesday, August 27, The ICAA hosted Dr. Amanda Foreman, noted author and historian, for a talk about one of Chatsworth’s most famous residents, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.
Dr. Foreman, who wrote the award-winning bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire, shared fascinating insights into the life and times of the Duchess and the ways in which her life was shaped by marrying into the Devonshire family and moving into Chatsworth House. The lecture can now be viewed here in its entirety.
This was the third lecture in the ICAA’s 2019 New York Summer Series in partnership with Sotheby’s, designed to coincide with Treasures from Chatsworth, an exhibition of one of the largest and most significant private art collections in Britain.
Other lectures in the series include:
- Chatsworth: The Complete Work of Art, with Clive Aslet
- ‘Perfection is One Thing’: Chatsworth and the Art of Capability Brown, with John Phibbs
- Adventures with the English Country Houses, with Ben Pentreath
The 2019 New York Summer Series is made possible thanks to the following sponsors: