Drop Dead Gorgeous: Pochoir Printing from the Renaissance to the present

Julie Mellby
September 27, 2014
Scripps College Humanities Auditorium

Intricate visualizations of green lilypads on water, and orange flowers with green leaves.Julie Mellby is the graphic arts curator within Rare Books and Special Collections at Firestone Library, Princeton University.

The collection runs from Pre-Columbian stamps to contemporary prints and printed books, including comprehensive collections of British caricature and pochoir illustration. Before coming to Princeton, Julie was the curator of works on paper for the Toledo Museum of Art and prior to that, assistant curator of graphic art at the Houghton Library, Harvard University. She is the author of several catalogues including The Author’s Portrait (2010) and Splendid Pages: The Molly and Walter Bareiss Collection of Modern Illustrated Books (2003).

Julie is currently working on an exhibition to celebrate the tercentenary of Louis XIV and the building of Versailles.

Please note that Frederic W. Goudy Lectures are free and open to the public.

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