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What is the link between a painting of Watteau and Jewelry ? — January 19, 2015

  We suggest to meet Guillaume Glorieux, Doctor in Art History, for a lecture about Gersaint, art & jewelry dealer during the 18th century. This gentleman inspired painter Watteau for one of his major paintings “L’enseigne de Gersaint” (The...

Evening conversation, Thursday January, 15th 2015 — January 14, 2015

Some seats are still available to celebrate the New Year with the Cheapside Hoard, a disappeared and rediscovered treasure. Let’s share with Hazel Forsyth, in charge of the scientific study of this unique ensemble. You can now register online.

New lecture at L'Ecole on January 15th, 2015 — December 19, 2014

To start the year brilliantly, L’Ecole presents a unique conversation about the Cheapside Hoard, this disappeared treasure in the 17th century and rediscovered in the early 20th. To find it out , we will welcome Hazel Forsyth, in charge of the...

Samuel (Siegried) Bing, Art Nouveau pioneer — December 1, 2014

How did Samuel Bing contribute to the aesthetic revolution known as "Art Nouveau"? To go further, find Gislain Aucremanne, Art Historian and Professor at L’Ecole, under the heading “Online Videos”

Video on Ethiopian Opals  — November 17, 2014

During the course « Interpreting the Gemstones » we present several Ethiopian opals.  To go further with this surprising stone, find Dominique Dufermont, gemologist and geologist, Professor at L’Ecole, under the heading “Online Videos”.

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