Events

 

NATIONAL GALLERY, LONDON

Discussion series: The King’s Pictures

Mondays 24 February, 3 and 10 March, 6.30–7.30pm, SWT

£6/£4 concessions each discussion

 

What impact did the sale of Charles I’s art collection have on future generations of collectors and visitors to public galleries? The formation, sale and legacy of the collections of Charles I and his courtiers will be discussed over the course of these three events.

 

This series of discussions marks the posthumous publication of Francis Haskell’s The King’s Pictures.

 

Monday 24 February     

The Formation of the Collection of Charles I 

Nicholas Penny, Karen Serres, David Ekserdjian

 

Monday 3 March   

Sale and Dispersal                 

Jeremy Wood

This lecture will be followed by a brief discussion with Nicholas Penny

 

 

Monday 10 March  

Legacy and Influence                    

Charles Sebag-Montefiore

This lecture will be followed by a brief discussion with Karen Serres

The Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU