Decoding dress: Dress or drapery?

Saturday 20 January, 2–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 1

Jacqui Ansell

£30/£28 conc./£26 Members

Discover power dressing in the age of King Charles I.

Study Van Dyck’s Baroque portraits of the British court and find out how much of the fashionable elegance he depicted was painted from observation, and how much from his imagination.

Programme:
Van Dyck and the Stuart court

2–3pm: Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 1:
Power dressing in the age of Charles I

3.15–4pm: In the Gallery: 
Van Dyck’s Lord John Stuart and his Brother, Lord Bernard Stuart and their courtly contemporaries

4pm: Close

Image above: Detail from Anthony van Dyck, Lord John Stuart and his Brother, Lord Bernard Stuart, about 1638