Book Launch – Sebastiano del Piombo & the World of Spanish Rome by Piers Baker-Bates

ARTES Committee Member Dr Piers Baker-Bates has published an examination of Sebastiano’s career as a transcultural artist through an analysis of his Spanish patrons in Rome. This book will prove to be an important tool to the greater appreciation of the artist in advance of the National Gallery London’s forthcoming exhibition Michelangelo & Sebastiano (see link)Continue reading “Book Launch – Sebastiano del Piombo & the World of Spanish Rome by Piers Baker-Bates”

Upcoming Exhibition: Maíno in London

Maíno’s Adorations. Heaven on Earth National Gallery, London 28 September 2016 – 29 January 2017 For the duration of the National Gallery’s Beyond Caravaggio exhibition the Museo Nacional del Prado has lent the National Gallery two of its masterpieces by Fray Juan Bautista Maíno (1581-1649) for a display in Room 1. Both paintings — TheContinue reading “Upcoming Exhibition: Maíno in London”


EXHIBITION EVENTS GOYA THE PORTRAITS The National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing Theatre Lunchtime Talks – Free, no booking Courses – £14/£12 concession/£10 members October-December 2015 1.00-1.45pm OCTOBER Lunchtime talk Thursday 29 October  Goya & the Duchess of Alba Marcus B. Burke Senior Curator, Museum Department, The Hispanic Society of America, New York NOVEMBER Course (Sainsbury WingContinue reading “GOYA PORTRAITS – THE NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON – LUNCHTIME TALKS”