Gossaert's 'Adoration of the Kings' and Tintoretto's 'Origin of the Milky Way'

Date and time

Monday 19 December, 1–1.30pm

Room 14

Jacqui Ansell


Admission free

Art historian Jacqui Ansell considers how stars were used in a Christian context in Jan Gossaert's Adoration of the Kings and their Neoplatonic significance in Tintoretto's Origin of the Milky Way.

Please note, this talk will take place in Rooms 14 and 6 and will not be seated.

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Image above: Detail from Jan Gossaert, The Adoration of the Kings, 1510–15