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”

ARTES Glendinning Lecture: Javier Barón, ‘Two Masters of the Prado: Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting’, Instituto Cervantes, London, 27 February 2019

This year’s Glendinning Lecture, an annual event in honour of the great Hispanist Nigel Glendinning, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Museo Nacional del Prado. Dr Javier Barón will deliver a lecture on how Velázquez and El Greco influenced modern painting. From its opening in 1819, the Prado offered artists a unique opportunity toContinue reading “ARTES Glendinning Lecture: Javier Barón, ‘Two Masters of the Prado: Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting’, Instituto Cervantes, London, 27 February 2019”

Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Bequest at the Warburg Institute, London

New shelving at the end of the Warburg Institute’s Photographic Collection contains the notes, papers, letters and photographs of Enriqueta Harris Frankfort (1919–2006), Curator of the Photographic Collection from 1949 to 1971, founding Honorary President of ARTES, and one of the most admired writers on Spanish painting of her generation. All her working papers were leftContinue reading “Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Bequest at the Warburg Institute, London”

Art historian, philanthropist and ARTES member William Jordan has died at 77

The Dallas News reports that internationally recognised art historian William B. Jordan died Monday in Dallas after a short illness. After obtaining a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, he helped Mr. Algur Meadows form a new collection of Spanish paintings for Southern Methodist University. Later on, he was curator at theContinue reading “Art historian, philanthropist and ARTES member William Jordan has died at 77”

ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 9, 2017 – RSVP by September 20

Tour of art collection and rooms. Kingston Lacy has works by Velasquez, Tintoretto, Rubens, Van Dyck and Breughel (Visits starts at 1030 approximately) Lunch Visit to grounds and kitchen garden, including Japanese gardens. Visit ends at 1600. Those requiring lunch are requested to make a booking with the kitchen at Kingston Lacy (philip.anderson@nationaltrust.org.uk) The visitContinue reading “ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 9, 2017 – RSVP by September 20”

ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 9, 2017 – RSVP by September 20

Tour of art collection and rooms. Kingston Lacy has works by Velasquez, Tintoretto, Rubens, Van Dyck and Breughel (Visits starts at 1030 approximately) Lunch Visit to grounds and kitchen garden, including Japanese gardens. Visit ends at 1600. Those requiring lunch are requested to make a booking with the kitchen at Kingston Lacy (philip.anderson@nationaltrust.org.uk) The visitContinue reading “ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 9, 2017 – RSVP by September 20”

ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 9, 2017 – RSVP by September 20

Tour of art collection and rooms. Kingston Lacy has works by Velasquez, Tintoretto, Rubens, Van Dyck and Breughel (Visits starts at 1030 approximately) Lunch Visit to grounds and kitchen garden, including Japanese gardens. Visit ends at 1600. Those requiring lunch are requested to make a booking with the kitchen at Kingston Lacy (philip.anderson@nationaltrust.org.uk) The visitContinue reading “ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 9, 2017 – RSVP by September 20”

ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 2019, 2017 – RSVP by September 20

Tour of art collection and rooms. Kingston Lacy has works by Velasquez, Tintoretto, Rubens, Van Dyck and Breughel (Visits starts at 1030 approximately) Lunch Visit to grounds and kitchen garden, including Japanese gardens. Visit ends at 1600. Those requiring lunch are requested to make a booking with the kitchen at Kingston Lacy (philip.anderson@nationaltrust.org.uk) The visitContinue reading “ARTES EVENT: Visit to Kingston Lacy, Dorset, November 2019, 2017 – RSVP by September 20”

Velázquez at Kingston Lacy: Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, 21 July

Diego Velázquez, Philip IV hunting Wild Boar (La Tela Real), probably 1632-7, oil on canvas, 182 x 302 cm. The National Gallery, London, inventory no. NG197 A unique landscape by artist Diego Velázquez, painted for King Philip IV of Spain, is on loan from the National Gallery in London for the first time, and isContinue reading “Velázquez at Kingston Lacy: Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, 21 July”