Talk: Lucy Chiswell on Castles:Paintings from the National Gallery

14 October 2020, 2-3pm
Via Zoom

Lucy Chiswell, Dorset Curatorial Fellow at the National Gallery, will give a live talk on Zoom describing the history and significance of the six castle paintings featured in the exhibition Castles: Paintings from the National Gallery, London.

The exhibition features Venetian artist Bernardo Bellotto’s The Fortress of Königstein from the North, a masterpiece of eighteenth-century landscape painting.

The talk will include a 15-minute Q & A session at the end.

Book your FREE place to the talk below.

A Zoom link will be sent by e-mail on the morning of the day of the talk. The talk will be recorded for the Museum’s website.

For more information please contact Jennie Lambert in the Public Engagement & Learning Team at [email protected]

About Lucy:

Lucy Chiswell is the Dorset Curatorial Fellow at the National Gallery, specialising in paintings from 1600 to 1800. Her recent research has focused on Bernardo Bellotto’s views of the Fortress of Königstein, and she is currently working on the National Gallery’s latest exhibition, Artemisia (3 October 2020–24 January 2021). Previously, Lucy was Assistant Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, where she worked on exhibitions including In the Age of Giorgione (2017), Charles I: King and Collector (2018) and The Renaissance Nude (2019). She completed her MA at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, specialising in the Italian Renaissance.