In Europe 1600-1815 over 1100 objects from the V&A’s collections of 17th- and 18th-century European art and design are displayed in a suite of seven galleries. The collection comprises some of the most magnificent works held by the V&A, including spectacular examples of textiles and fashion, painting and sculpture, ceramics and glass, furniture and metalwork, […]
Leonardo’s famous portrait has long been thought to be of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a Florentine silk merchant. It is thought the Renaissance master painted it between 1503 and 1517 while he worked in Florence, and then later in France. However, Cotte has used Layer Amplification Method (LAM), a process of projecting a series […]
Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer is shown at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace with High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson.