Tag Archives: The National Gallery

Inside British Art: ‘The Red Boy’ By Thomas Lawrence

Restorer Paul Ackroyd gets ‘The Red Boy’ ready to be displayed in the Gallery.

The Red Boy, or Master Lambton, are popular names for a portrait made in 1825 by Sir Thomas Lawrence. It is officially entitled with the name of its subject, Charles William Lambton, who was the elder son of John Lambton.

Paul Ackroyd, restorer, is cleaning ‘The Red Boy’, an iconic painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence. It was so popular it was the first-ever painting to feature on a British postage stamp.

Museum Exhibits: ‘Dürer’s Journeys – Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ (Video)

Albrecht Dürer’s drawings, paintings and prints make up some of the most iconic images in the history of art and have influenced generations of artists. Through paintings, drawings, prints, and letters, our exhibition ‘Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ brings to life this art history megastar and the people and places he visited. ‘The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist’ Until 27 February 2022

Art: Modern Discoveries About Titian’s ‘Poesie’ (National Gallery Video)

A look ‘beneath’ Titian’s canvases reveals the tweaks and changes he made as he worked over four hundred years ago. Find out more with Restorer Jill Dunkerton.

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The Art Of The Curator : “A Day In The Countryside” (National Gallery Video)

Lucy Chiswell, the Curatorial Fellow for Paintings 1600-1800, explores a day in the countryside through paintings by Rubens, Constable and Corot.

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0:50 Peter Paul Rubens ‘An Autumn Landscape with a View of Het Steen in the Early Morning’ 🎨 https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/pa…

Find out more about Rubens the artist 🖌️ https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/ar…

 

4:19 John Constable, ‘The Hay Wain’ 🎨 https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/pa…

Find out more about Constable the artist 🖌️ https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/ar…

 

8:03 Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot ‘The Four Times of Day: Night’ 🎨 https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/pa…

See more: the four times of day (Morning, Noon, Evening, and Night) 🎨 https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/pa…

 

Artist Profiles: “Van Gogh & Gaughin” Controversy Anaylized By Author Bernadette Murphy (National Gallery Video)

Gauguin’s stay at the Yellow House is mired in controversy. What really happened? Bernadette Murphy, author of ‘Van Gogh’s Ear: The True Story’, considers those fateful days from Gauguin’s point of view.

Van Gogh and Gaughin The National Gallery

Bernadette Murphy Van Gogh's Ear The True StoryThe Credit Suisse Exhibition: Gauguin Portraits 7 October 2019 – 26 January 2020 Book tickets online and save, Members go free: https://bit.ly/2IspPWH

The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. Spanning his early years as an artist through to his later years spent in French Polynesia, the exhibition shows how the French artist revolutionised the portrait.

Exhibition organised by the National Gallery and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.