The forensic eye: Rubens and Van Dyck

Date and time

Thursday 6 July, 2–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 2

Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliffe


£32/£28 conc./£26 Members

Can you distinguish a painting by Rubens from one by Van Dyck by looking at a single brushstroke?

Learn to identify artists’ style by examining their brushwork, with expert Dr. Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliffe.

Take a closer look at artists' handling of details, drapery and skin tone before testing your eye in the Gallery.

Image above: Detail from Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of Susanna Lunden(?) ('Le Chapeau de Paille'), probably 1622–5