In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London

Please click here for the full recording of part 1 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for the full recording of part 2 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for more information about tonight’s Glendenning Lecture Booking is essential. Please email the Zurbarán Centre (Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk) to register and to receive aContinue reading “In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London”

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 TALK AT THE WALLACE COLLECTION – Meet the Expert: Velázquez or Mazo? Philip IV Court Painters

Date: Thursday 18 February 2021 Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT Location: Zoom (Online) Speakers: Natalia Muñoz-Rojas (Enrique Harris Frankford Curatorial Assistant, The Wallace Collection) and Patricia Manzano Rodríguez (PhD Candidate, Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, Durham University) The Wallace Collection has eight paintings attributed to Velázquez and his school. Yet, few of them haveContinue reading “ONLINE TALK AT THE WALLACE COLLECTION – Meet the Expert: Velázquez or Mazo? Philip IV Court Painters”

ONLINE Conference – Velázquez and the Spanish Prince: Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School

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 “ONLINE Conference – Velázquez and the Spanish Prince: Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School”

Watch online: The conservation of Prince Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School by the Studio of Velázquez at the Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection has produced a short documentary on the year-long process of the cleaning, restoration, and technical analysis of their painting, Prince Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School, by the Studio of Velázquez. This conservation and analysis was generously supported by the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica. More information about the project and theContinue reading “Watch online: The conservation of Prince Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School by the Studio of Velázquez at the Wallace Collection”

New Online Platform: The Arts Society Connected, launching tomorrow, 11am, with an inaugural lecture on Las Meninas by Jacqueline Cockburn

The Arts Society Connected (formerly NADFAS, the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies) is a new digital platform being launched on 7th April by The Arts Society, the UK’s leading arts education charity. Free to both The Arts Society’s 90,000 Members as well as the general public, The Arts Society Connected will host a seriesContinue reading “New Online Platform: The Arts Society Connected, launching tomorrow, 11am, with an inaugural lecture on Las Meninas by Jacqueline Cockburn”

New Funding Opportunity: John Phillip PhD Scholarship in Spanish art and visual culture at the School of Art History, University of St Andrews

Deadline: Monday 25 May 2020 The School of Art History at the University of St Andrews is delighted to invite applications for the John Phillip Doctoral Scholarship in Spanish Art and Visual Culture, to start in September 2020. Generously funded by the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica (CEEH), the doctoral scholarship is named after the nineteenth-centuryContinue reading “New Funding Opportunity: John Phillip PhD Scholarship in Spanish art and visual culture at the School of Art History, University of St Andrews”

Rarely seen paintings by Velázquez and Ribera on view at Sotheby’s, 29 June–2 July 2019

Two important Spanish paintings will be on view at Sotheby’s in the days preceding the Old Masters Evening Sale on 3 July. The sale will feature a portrait of Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj (1591–1657) likely painted by Velázquez during his second roman period. Donna Olimpia was an enormously influential figure at the court of popeContinue reading “Rarely seen paintings by Velázquez and Ribera on view at Sotheby’s, 29 June–2 July 2019”

ARTES Event: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, May 9, 2019

ARTES has organised a tour of Kingston Lacy, the country estate of the Bankes family. The house has an important art collection, including works by Velázquez, Tintoretto, Rubens, Van Dyck and Brueghel. It is also famous for its ‘Golden’ or ‘Spanish Room’, featuring an early 17th-century Venetian ceiling and hangings of gilded leather. In 1857 Gustav WaagenContinue reading “ARTES Event: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, May 9, 2019”