The sale of the late king’s goods: King Charles I’s art collection

Monday 26 March, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Jerry Brotton

Admission free, donations welcome

Jerry Brotton from Queen Mary University of London explores the acquisition and subsequent sale of King Charles I's art collection.

Speaker biography

Jerry Brotton is Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary University of London. He is author of a number of books including ‘This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World’ and ‘A History of the World in Twelve Maps’.

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 Anthony van Dyck, Equestrian Portrait of Charles I, about 1637–8