REMINDER: Two Day Online Conference – Velázquez and the Spanish Prince: Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School, Starting TOMORROW

Date: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 March 2021Times: 15.00-18.00 each dayLocation: Zoom (online) Drawing together an international panel of eminent scholars working on the Spanish Habsburg Court and Spanish art, this two-session conference focuses on one of the best-loved paintings at the Wallace Collection, Prince Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School. Please click here for more information, including the fullContinue reading “REMINDER: Two Day Online Conference – Velázquez and the Spanish Prince: Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School, Starting TOMORROW”

Online Lecture: Masters of the Spanish Golden Age: Velázquez, Cano and Murillo, Director of the Wallace Collection and expert on Spanish art, Dr Xavier Bray, 26 November, 7-8 pm

Talk Description: Among the treasures of the Wallace Collection is a modest but very fine collection of Spanish paintings. They were largely collected by the 4th Marquess of Hertford in the 1830s and 1840s in Paris, when the fashion for collecting Spanish art was at its highest and works by Murillo and Velázquez were muchContinue reading “Online Lecture: Masters of the Spanish Golden Age: Velázquez, Cano and Murillo, Director of the Wallace Collection and expert on Spanish art, Dr Xavier Bray, 26 November, 7-8 pm”

Reminder: Murillo events in London, today and tomorrow (14–15 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 ofContinue reading “Reminder: Murillo events in London, today and tomorrow (14–15 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”

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”

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”

Prize-Giving Ceremony at the Wallace Collection, 29 June 2017

On Thursday 29 June ARTES celebrated the winners of its annual scholarships and of the Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize with a ceremony held at the Wallace Collection in London. The Collection’s director Xavier Bray and Carmen Brieva Rodriguez from the Cultural Office of the Spanish Embassy joined the celebration. ARTES started offering travel andContinue reading “Prize-Giving Ceremony at the Wallace Collection, 29 June 2017”