" . . . (asked his wife) what was the most memorable art experience of her life, remembering that she has been to Florence, Rome and so on? She thought about it and said, "the morning we had with Anthony at the National Gallery, particularly the moment with the picture with the hidden scull"."
ELEANOR FREEMAN (Sydney ADFAS Chairman)
"I just wanted to personally thank you for your most enjoyable and inspirational lecture this evening on Edward Seago & artists. The hour just flew past and the evening came to a premature close. Tonight's insight was awe inspiring, I've got hooked to google mail looking up some of the works shown this evening and can't wait to get my paints out."
KIM HOWARD (DFAS member)
"I want to say a big thank you for a very special lecture and lots of food for thought! We saw friends in the evening and discussed many aspects of your ideas. Comments from the members were also very favourable and the fact that our old audience could hear you so well is a benefit too!"
MARON MAUDER (DFAS Lecture Secretary)
"I would like to thank you so much for a wonderful lecture. It was entertaining, amusing, informative and thought provoking. Your answers to questions were most impressive."
SUSAN TAYLOR (DFAS Lecture Secretary)
"Thank you so much for such a delightful and informative talk on Seago. Your slides of Seago?s work are stunning - we have rarely seen such wonderful reproductions of works of art. I could tell by the warmth of the applause how much your insightful presentation was appreciated by the audience."
FIONA MUSTERS (Norwich DFAS Lecture Secretary)
"Thank you very much for your recent lecture on Canaletto. All the committee reported on the excellence of your talk which has put them in a learned state of mind ready for our visit to Woburn Abbey! We very much appreciate you stepping in . . . and hope you will come back and talk to us in Kenwood again"
CHRISTINE RILEY (DFAS Lecture Secretary)
"Thank you again for your most interesting and informative lecture which was much enjoyed by our members. Thanks to you, we will now be adding many more "must see" houses to our lists motivated also by a greater understanding of their role and function in our history"
TERESA WALLACE (DFAS Programme Secretary)
"Thank you so much for the best lecture of the year and no, I never said that to anyone before! Your illustrations of Seago's work were of such high quality and beauty"
ANN COLE (DFAS Programme Secretary)
Edrys Barkham (Senior Mistress)
"Many thanks for such a fantastic talk . . much positive feeback at this end".
SIMON HENDERSON (Deputy Head, Academic)
Palma College, Mallorca, Spain:
"Thank you so very much for coming and speaking to our students. I hear your talk was perfectly pitched and that the students were engaged."
JILLIAN WITKAMP-ROBERTS (Head)
Inwood House Lecture:
"What a superb evening you made for us all. There have been some excellent letters . . "
COUNTESS DE PELET