Entering the Picture

Amanda Lillie with contributions from Caroline Campbell and Alasdair Flint.

Discover how the use of a variety of architectural structures, including inner frames and boundaries, as well as arches and loggias helped to draw the viewer into their paintings and at the same time enabled artists to create atmospheric renditions of internal spaces and rooms within their paintings.

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Catalogue entry for Duccio's 'The Annunciation' by Alasdair Flint
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Catalogue entry for Antonello da Messina, 'Saint Jerome in his Study' by Caroline Campbell
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Catalogue entry for Sassetta, 'Saint Francis renounces his Earthly Father' by Alasdair Flint
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Catalogue entry for Zanobi Strozzi, 'The Abduction of Helen' by Amanda Lillie
Catena, 'Saint Jerome in his Study'
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Catalogue entry for Vincenzo Catena, 'Saint Jerome in his Study' by Caroline Campbell and Amanda Lillie
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Catalogue entry for Carlo Crivelli, 'The Annunciation, with Saint Emidius' by Alasdair Flint
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Catalogue entry for Master of the Judgement of Paris, 'The Annunciation' by Alasdair Flint