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'The Wilton Diptych': A journey through Medieval art and history

Discover the cultural and historical significance of 'The Wilton Diptych', one of the National Gallery's most iconic treasures, in this exclusive film for Members.

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Experience the National Gallery's collection like never before with our new exclusive National Treasures film series.

As part of our Bicentenary celebrations, we will discover 12 paintings which will be going on loan to partner venues throughout the UK.

In the first film of the series, we dive into the historical significance of 'The Wilton Diptych', one of the Gallery's most beloved treasures, with stunning close-ups and unique insights from The Simon Sainsbury Curatorial Fellow Charlotte Wytema.

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Charlotte Wytema

Charlotte Wytema is The Simon Sainsbury Curatorial Fellow at the National Gallery, specialising in the art of the Northern Renaissance. With a wealth of experience in curatorial departments at prestigious institutions including the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mauritshuis, Wytema brings a unique perspective to her exploration of The Wilton Diptych. She is currently in the final stages of her CHASE-funded PhD research at The Courtauld Institute of Art.

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