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Luigi Lucioni, Fowl and Glass of Red Wine, 1940. Oil on canvas, 23 x 30 in. Collection of Shelburne Museum, bequest of Electra Havemeyer Webb. 1961-1.35. Photography by Andy Duback.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
6:00 pm

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Dubbed Vermont’s “Painter Laureate” by Life magazine in 1937, realist painter and printmaker Luigi Lucioni is best known for his scenes of the state. He often painted at the Shelburne home of Shelburne Museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb. who was one of his biggest patrons. Join us for a special 75th anniversary presentation by Curator Katie Wood Kirchhoff about the artist and his work, timed with the launch of an online exhibition and release of a new book in advance of a June exhibition premiering at Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education.