Landseer and the image of the stag

Monday 10 December, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Richard Ormond

Admission free, donations welcome

Explore Landseer's Scotland

Sir Edwin Lansdeer drew inspiration for some of his finest works from the wildness of the Scottish landscape.

Richard Ormond will review how Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen depicted a Romantic vision of Scotland and became a symbol for a nation.

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.

Supported by the John Armitage Charitable Trust

Image above: Detail from Edwin Landseer 'The Monarch of the Glen', about 1851, Scottish National Gallery Purchased by the National Galleries of Scotland as a part gift from Diageo Scotland Ltd, with contributions from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Dunard Fund, the Art Fund, the William Jacob Bequest, the Tam O’Shanter Trust, the Turtleton Trust, and the K. T. Wiedemann Foundation, Inc. and through public appeal 2017 (NG 2881) © National Galleries of Scotland