Dress, Drapery and Painted Cloth: Van Dyck’s ‘Stuart Brothers’

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Dress, Drapery and Painted Cloth: Van Dyck’s ‘Stuart Brothers’

Date and time

Monday 11 August, 1–1.30pm

Room 31

Jacqui Ansell

Tickets

Admission free

The rich symbolism of this sumptuous double portrait will be decoded to distinguish dress from drapery and discover drama, love and loss at the Stuart court.

Lunchtime talks

Focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

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

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