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Art talk: Food in Art from the Romans to Cezanne

Cheese Hall, Devizes Town Hall

Thursday 30th September 10.30

Delicious Delights & Glorious Plenty

Clare Ford Wille gave an enthralling illustrated artistic journey through the centuries of food portrayed in art and uncovered their secrets and meanings. From Roman villas where guest bedrooms were adorned with sumptuous paintings of food to demonstrate the wealth and generosity of the host right through the ages to modern times, even revealing some well-known paintings that included food that hitherto we may not have noticed. A fascinating talk by a fluent and compelling speaker, preceded by a wonderous selection of home-made cakes!