Velázquez in the Making: Daniel Sobrino Ralston & Richard Ormond

2023-04-25T15:39:03+01:00November 28th, 2022||

The great Spanish artist Diego Velázquez was a painter of extraordinary ability. He achieved widespread renown, however, during the nineteenth century. Daniel Sobrino Ralston, Acting Associate Curator of Paintings 1600-1800 at the National Gallery, explores how Velázquez striking and newly stylish works were interpreted by connoisseurs, emulated by copyists and – occasionally – knocked off by charlatans. Arts [...]

Today: ‘Sargent in Broadway’ with Richard Ormond

2017-02-20T14:50:27+00:00June 3rd, 2016|Lectures, Uncategorized|

Richard Ormond CBE, who is Art Historical Advisor to the Festival, was formerly Director of the National Maritime Museum and Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery will give a talk 'Sargent in Broadway' in the Lifford Hall today, Friday 3rd June, starting at 6pm. Richard is the grandson of Violet Sargent Ormond, the sister of John [...]

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