Painting in Britain, 1500-1630

10/09/15, 19:00 - 20:30

National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE

To celebrate the British Academy's publication of a new volume of essays on Tudor and Jacobean art, the editors discussed highlights from the 'Making Art in Tudor Britain' project. Bringing together art history and conservation science, they looked beneath the surface of some of the most intriguing paintings from the period and uncovered the secrets of their creation.


Speakers:


Professor Aviva Burnstock, The Courtuald Institute of Art


Dr Tarnya Cooper, National Portrait Gallery


Professor Maurice Howard, University of Sussex 


In partnership with:


Image credit: Sir Henry Unton by Unknown Artist, oil on panel, circa 1596 © National Portrait Gallery

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