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Art and Passion: A Cultural History of Fragrance


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:30PM


A symbol of luxury and sensuality, perfume should appeal to the eye as well as the nose. The captivating allure of French perfume from the 1700s through mid-1900s was expressed through elaborate bottle design and represented in poetry, literature, fine art, and advertising. Dr. Richard Stamelman will explore the cultural impact of perfume as well as the ways fragrant botanicals and animal scents are have been used to evoke the past.


Note: This is the second program in the Perfume & Seduction lecture series.


Price listed is for individual lecture. Click here to purchase the four-part series.

Art and Passion: A Cultural History of Fragrance


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