Esther Bell

Esther Bell: "Coypel: Staging Don Quixote"

Link to video of Esther Bell lecture

Born into one of the most powerful dynasties of working artists, Charles Coypel occupied a unique place between the worlds of painting and performance in eighteenth-century France. Bell explores Coypel’s longest running commission, a series of Gobelins tapestries based on Cervantes’s Don Quixote.