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Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

Friday, 5 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This 10-minute Gallery talk focuses on the art-historical context for the work of Castiglione, examining the aesthetic and technical contributions of the 17th century to his creative output and his subsequent fall from public attention in the 19th ... Read more about Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

Creative Courses - Merry Christmas Printmaking

Saturday, 6 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione invented the monotype: a vibrant mixture of experimental printmaking, painting and drawing. Join Master Printer, Ian McNicol, of Glasgow Print Studio, to discover a world of spontaneous fun and exciting outcomes in creating your own ... Read more about Creative Courses - Merry Christmas Printmaking

Omnia vanitas, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist of his day. This lecture by Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Juno seeking from Jupiter the gift of Io transformed

Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection Trust and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the newly identified painting by Castiglione that is the centrepiece of the show. ... Read more about Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'