The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Events and group visits

Past events and group visits

Hans Holbein the Younger, A Merchant of the German Steelyard: 'Hans of Antwerp', 1532

10-Minute Talk:Before and after - the cleaning and restoration of Holbein's portrait of Hans of Antwerp

Thursday, 28 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This painting, dated 1532, was recorded in 1639 as being ‘Done by Holbin, upon a crackt board’. In this talk, Claire Chorley, Paintings Conservator, will uncover the secrets hidden for hundreds of years beneath the layers of paint and give an insight ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk:Before and after - the cleaning and restoration of Holbein's portrait of Hans of Antwerp

Jan Mertens the Younger, Master of the Abbey of Dilighem, Calling of Matthew, 1530s

10-Minute Talk: Religious stories

Thursday, 21 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In this talk Jennifer Scott, Curator of Paintings, will look at the visual narrative techniques in Pieter Brueghel the Elder’s Massacre of the Innocents and Jan Mertens' The Calling of St Matthew to address the importance of ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Religious stories

Pieter Brueghel the Elder, The Massacre of the Innocents, c.1565-7

10-Minute Talk: Death meets everyday life in Bruegel and Heemskerk

Thursday, 21 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In Pieter Brueghel the Elder’s painting Massacre of the Innocents, the terrible tragedy is set in an ordinary village in the Netherlands. In Marten van Heemskerk’s The Four Last Things, the last moments of man’s life on earth are ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Death meets everyday life in Bruegel and Heemskerk

Course: Life Drawing at The Queen's Gallery

Saturday, 16 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Saturday, 16 & Saturday, 23 March 2013 ... Read more about Course: Life Drawing at The Queen's Gallery

Henry VIII, King of England, Assertio Septem, 1528

10-Minute Talk: Fidei Defensor - Henry VIII and the Reformation in Europe

Thursday, 14 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover how we came to have the letters F.D. on our coins and when a title page is not just a title page, with Curator of Books and Manuscripts Emma Stuart.

10-Minute Talks are free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Fidei Defensor - Henry VIII and the Reformation in Europe

Erasmus of Rotterdam ALBRECHT DÜRER

Lecture: Art without frontiers. Connections and cross currents in Northern Europe

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Lucy Whitaker, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust

Artists forged connections with each other across the countries of Europe. What were the links between them and how significant were they for the Northern Renaissance? ... Read more about Lecture: Art without frontiers. Connections and cross currents in Northern Europe

Apollo and Diana by Lucas Cranach the Elder, c.1526

Northern Renaissance: Access Evening

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This evening is designed specifically for visitors with additional access needs, including those who might want to view the drawings with a bit more space, need to get a little bit closer or would prefer to visit at a quieter time. ... Read more about Northern Renaissance: Access Evening

Concert: A Musical Renaissance, inspired by The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Thursday, 7 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

A special opportunity to enjoy a private view of the exhibition and a 30-minute concert of Renaissance polyphony and performed by Stile Antico in the setting of The Queen’s Gallery. ... Read more about Concert: A Musical Renaissance, inspired by The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Lucas Horenbout, Henry VIII, 1526-27

10-Minute Talk: Intimate Portraits - the birth of a new art form

Thursday, 7 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Curator Vanessa Remington will explore the significance of early miniatures through two remarkable examples, a miniature by Jean Clouet of Francis Dauphin of France and Lucas Horenbout’s miniature of Henry VIII. ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Intimate Portraits - the birth of a new art form

Course: Drawing with Holbein

Saturday, 2 March 2013 to Sunday, 3 March 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This drawing course at the Queens gallery takes it’s inspiration from northern European art, and in particular from the portraiture and figure drawing of Holbein. Taught by Marcus Cornish, from The Prince's Drawing School faculty, the course will ... Read more about Course: Drawing with Holbein

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