19 November, 18:30 - 19:30
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Busiakiewicz, himself a lutenist, will look at the lute featured in painting. In the Renaissance, it was played by angels and in the 16th century, by educated courtiers. The 17th century, Jan Steens and Frans Hals painted the lute alongside intimate and debauched behaviour, while Vermeer depicted it in polite,. . .