ONLINE LECTURE: Luisa Roldán 1652-1706: from Seville to the Royal Court by Dr. Cathy Hall -van den Elsen, from the Discovering Women Sculptors from the 17th Century to the Present Lecture Series hosted by the The Public Statues and Sculpture Association

Registration is required. Please see the Eventbrite page for more details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discovering-women-sculptors-tickets-135926597111?aff=erelexpmlt The lectures are free to members of the PSSA. A nominal charge of £3.50 is made for non-members for each lecture. Abstract: The daughter of a well-known Sevillian sculptor, Luisa Roldán trained in her father’s circle, sculpting both over-life sized wooden sculptures forContinue reading “ONLINE LECTURE: Luisa Roldán 1652-1706: from Seville to the Royal Court by Dr. Cathy Hall -van den Elsen, from the Discovering Women Sculptors from the 17th Century to the Present Lecture Series hosted by the The Public Statues and Sculpture Association”

A Spanish female artist of the early modern period – ‘Finding Luisa Roldán: A North American road trip’, a blog post by Dr. Cathy Hall-van den Elsen

‘The Spanish sculptor Luisa Roldán (1652–1706) was recognised in her lifetime as an artist of considerable talent. Luisa was born in Seville, the daughter of Pedro Roldán, a prominent sculptor.’ Please click here to read the rest of Dr. Cathy Hall-van den Elsen’s blog post on Art Herstory to find more on Luisa Roldán’s worksContinue reading “A Spanish female artist of the early modern period – ‘Finding Luisa Roldán: A North American road trip’, a blog post by Dr. Cathy Hall-van den Elsen”

A New Acquisition on Display at the Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid

Now on display at the Museo Nacional de Escultura in Valladolid the museum’s newly acquired group of 19 individual polychrome sculptures by the Seville-born Luisa Roldán (1652-1706), forming the unusual subject of the Cavalcade of the Kings. These small-scale cedar-wood painted and gilded figures were acquired in December 2017 after being export-stopped and are theContinue reading “A New Acquisition on Display at the Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid”