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El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum

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The Wallace Collection

Manchester Square

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W1U 3BN

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This major international, one-day symposium on Spanish painting, accompanies the exhibition El Greco to Goya – Spanish Masterpieces from The Bowes Museum. The aim of the symposium is to explore in greater depth the remarkable collection of Spanish paintings on loan from The Bowes, our regional partner, which is outstanding in both its quality and range. Speakers include Xavier Bray, Peter Cherry, Edward Payne, Bernadette Petti, Juliet Wilson Bareau and Véronique Gerard Powell.

Generously supported by the Monument Trust.

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9:30am: Registration and private view of exhibition

9:50am: Welcome

10:00am: An overview of four centuries of Spanish art in the Bowes Museum

Bernadette Petti (Assistant Curator of Fine Art, The Bowes Museum)


10:30am: A Reluctant purchase: El Greco's Tears of St Peter

Dr Véronique Gerard-Powell (Senior lecturer, University of Paris, Sorbonne)

11:00am: Tea and coffee break

11:30am: Foreign Food - Spanish still life in the British Isles

Dr Peter Cherry (Lecturer, Trinity College Dublin)

12:00pm: Claudio Coello's portrait of Mariana of Austria

Dr María Cruz de Carlos Varona (Lecturer, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

12:30pm: Audience questions to morning speakers

1:00pm Break for lunch (not provided)

2:00pm: Goya and Religion: Early Works for the Spanish Church

Dr Xavier Bray (Director, The Wallace Collection)

2:30pm: Goya's Prisons: of the state, of the Church, and of the mind

Dr Juliet Wilson-Bareau (Independent Academic)

3:00pm: Tea and coffee break

3:30pm: A Museum in the Making: The Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland

Dr Edward Payne (Head Curator: Spanish Art, The Auckland Project)

4:00pm: Audience questions to afternoon speakers

4:30pm: Close

* This programme is subject to change


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