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Remigius van Leemput, Henry VII, Elizabeth of York, Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, 1667

10-Minute Talk: Approaches to portraiture

Thursday, 7 February 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In this talk Jennifer Scott, Curator of Paintings, compares Hans Holbein the Younger's Whitehall Mural and Jan Gossaert's The Children of Christian II of Denmark to assess the function of and iconography within royal portraits in ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Approaches to portraiture

A couple embracing on the shore of a lake by URS GRAF (Solothurn c.1485–Basel c.1528)

Lecture: Drawing in the Northern Renaissance

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Kate Heard, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Royal Collection Trust

From an initial sketch by the internationally-renowned Albrecht Dürer, to a finished work of art by the soldier-artist Urs Graf, this lecture explores the various roles that drawing played during the Renaissance. ... Read more about Lecture: Drawing in the Northern Renaissance

Ulrich Apt the Elder, A Man and his Wife, 1512

10-Minute Talk: Perfect Partners?

Thursday, 14 February 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

On Valentine’s Day Kate Heard, Curator of Prints and Drawings, takes a look at marriage portraits in the exhibition and explore the clues that the artists have given us about the sitters and their relationships. ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Perfect Partners?

Leonardo da Vinci, A standing masquerader, c.1517-18

10-Minute Talk: Cellini’s bronze satyr and Leonardo’s costume design

Thursday, 21 February 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The French king Francis I attracted prestigious Italian artists to his court including artist and draughtsman Leonardo da Vinci and the sculptor Benvenuto Cellini. This talk from Lauren Porter, Print Room Assistant, will look at a costume design by ... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Cellini’s bronze satyr and Leonardo’s costume design

The Four Last Things  by MARTEN VAN HEEMSKERK (Heemskerk (north of Haarlem) 1498–Haarlem 1574)

Lecture: "Properly and newly built". The changing face of the Renaissance residence

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

John Goodall, Architectural Historian and Author

This event will have live speech-to-text transcription.

How did men and women in the 16th century encounter the art presented in this exhibition? This lecture aims to answer this question by looking at the original architectural setting of these objects. ... Read more about Lecture: "Properly and newly built". The changing face of the Renaissance residence

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

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

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

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

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

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