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This is an Italian term which literally means 'light-dark'. In paintings the description refers to clear tonal contrasts which are often used to suggest the volume and modelling of the subjects depicted. Artists who are famed for the use of chiar...
Sfumato is the 'smoky' quality which blurs contours so that figures emerge from a dark background by means of gradual tonal modulations without any harsh outlines. Leonardo da Vinci advised painting 'without lines' in his uncompleted treatise on p...
Since 2008, the National Gallery and Credit Suisse have been working together in a unique partnership, which provides a vital funding platform for the Gallery’s exhibitions and educational programmes.
Credit Suisse renews partnership with National Gallery up to 2024 bicentenary
The National Gallery is extending its partnership with Credit Suisse for a further five years from July 2020 until the Gallery's Bicentenary in 2024.
National Gallery reveals images of ‘abandoned’ angel and Christ underneath The Virgin of the Rocks, ahead of ground-breaking new Leonardo experience this autumn
Issued August 2019
Stories of art online: Module 2: 1400-1500
From Botticelli to Bellini, discover 15th-century Renaissance painting. Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 2 pm. Available online only.
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