Decoding dress: Fashioning identities

Saturday 2 December, 2–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 1

Jacqui Ansell

£30/£28 conc./£26 Members

Discover how artists used clothing to convey a sense of character and to construct narrative in paintings such as The Wilton Diptych, van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait, and Dürer's Saint Jerome

Programme:
Duccio to Dürer

2–2.30pm: In the Gallery:
Attributes, attitudes, and sartorial splendour: Di Cione and workshop: The San Pier Maggiore Altarpiece 

2.30–2.45pm: Comfort break

2.45–3.45pm: Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 1:
Citizens, kings, and those in between: Drawing distinctions in dress, 1250–1450

3.45pm: Discussion

4pm: Close

Image above: Detail from Jan van Eyck, The Arnolfini Portrait, 1434