The King's Pictures

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The King's Pictures

Sale and Dispersal

Date and time

Monday 3 March, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Jeremy Wood

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This is the second discussion in the series and will focus on 'Sale and Dispersal'.

This lecture will be followed by a brief discussion with the National Gallery's director Nicholas Penny. 

Discussion Series: The King's Pictures

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'.

Image above: Detail from Van Dyck, 'Equestrian Portrait of Charles I', 1637-8