Peter F. Rothermel, the artist famous for his works of American historical events, painted his masterpiece, Patrick Henry Before the Virginia House of Burgesses, in 1851. Over 100 years later, this significant work was given to Red Hill and has been enjoyed by thousands of visitors ever since.
Join Curator Cody Youngblood to learn more about Rothermel’s masterpiece – while sitting right in front of it! Discover who Rothermel was, the history of his painting, and how it came to be at Red Hill.
This FREE in-person lecture will be held at Red Hill in the E. Stuart James Grant Museum Room (1250 Red Hill Road). Registration is required and can be completed below. Limited to 24 attendees.
This event is made possible by funding from Virginia Humanities.