Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018

  ‘Oh wonderful Spain. Think of this romantic land covered in Moorish ruins and full of Murillos’ Benjamin Disraeli’s 1830 letter attests to the prominence of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the minds British travellers and collectors. In celebration of the 400thanniversary of Murillo’s birth, the Wallace Collection, in collaboration with the Centro de Estudios EuropaContinue reading “Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Insitute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   Opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, Senior Curator of 18th Century Painting and Goya, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid: “Murillo the Draughtsman” 15:05 – 15:35   Xanthe Brooke, Curator of Continental European Art,Continue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Insitute of Art, 15 May 2018”

Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland’; The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018

  ‘Oh wonderful Spain. Think of this romantic land covered in Moorish ruins and full of Murillos’ Benjamin Disraeli’s 1830 letter attests to the prominence of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the minds British travellers and collectors. In celebration of the 400thanniversary of Murillo’s birth, the Wallace Collection, in collaboration with the Centro de Estudios EuropaContinue reading “Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland’; The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018”

Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018

  Until February 11, the Frick Collection in New York is celebrating Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, one of the outstanding painters of the Spanish Golden Age, who will turn 400 years old on 31 December. Well known for his religious paintings and his extraordinary depictions of street urchins, he was also an ingenious painter of portraits.Continue reading “Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018”

Happy Birthday Murillo! Some Events in Seville

Baptised on 1 January 1618, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (d. 1682) became the leading painter of late seventeenth-century Seville. He completed several religious commissions, especially compelling and innovative representations of the Immaculate Conception. He was also an outstanding portraitist, as revealed in the exhibition Murillo: The Self-Portraits, on view at The Frick Collection in New York until FebruaryContinue reading “Happy Birthday Murillo! Some Events in Seville”

Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018

  Until February 11, the Frick Collection in New York is celebrating Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, one of the outstanding painters of the Spanish Golden Age, who will turn 400 years old on 31 December. Well known for his religious paintings and his extraordinary depictions of street urchins, he was also an ingenious painter of portraits.Continue reading “Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018”

Opens Today: Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration, December 6, 2017 – December 2, 2018

December of 2017 will witness the 400th birthday of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), one of the outstanding painters of Golden Age Seville. The Meadows Museum, which holds more paintings by the artist than any other collection in the United States, will celebrate his anniversary with a special exhibition. The display will celebrate the Meadows’ extraordinaryContinue reading “Opens Today: Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration, December 6, 2017 – December 2, 2018”

Concert: ‘Murillo Sacred and Secular in Spanish Art and Song’

  BSS Concert, VIII Edition: Murillo Sacred and Secular in Spanish Art and Song, Guildhall School of Music, London, Monday 23rd October, 6pm to 7pm followed by reception  The concert will be a one-hour illustrated performance titled ‘Sacred and Secular in Spanish Art and Song.’ Curated by Ricardo Gosalbo and Professor Barry Ife, it will commemorate the 400th anniversary ofContinue reading “Concert: ‘Murillo Sacred and Secular in Spanish Art and Song’”

ARTES Glendinning Lecture – Tues 4 Apr 2017 – 6.30 pm – Instituto Cervantes, 15-19 Devereux Court, WC2R 3JJ