Giovanni Bellini founded his style upon the simplicity of the Byzantine. Body and drapery work together to compose the picture. Lorenzo Lotto, with his keen eye for contemporary dress, fashioned a new synthesis
Paul Hills from the Courtauld Institute, explores the different approaches of these two painters.
Paul Hills is Professor Emeritus at the Courtauld Institute
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