Lorenzo Lotto Portraits

Lorenzo Lotto Portraits

The third concurrent exhibition at the National Gallery this autumn is Lorenzo Lotto Portraits. It brings together many of the best portraits spanning the career of this Renaissance master. A particular highlight is the warts and all portrait of Bishop Bernardo de’ Rossi (1505) on loan from Naples, and reunited with its allegorical cover from…

Mantegna and Bellini

Mantegna and Bellini

The National Gallery’s major autumn exhibition this year is a once in a lifetime exhibition, bringing together the works of two of the great early Renaissance painters – Giovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna. One the son of a great painter, the other the son of a carpenter, these brothers-in-law worked closely together for seven years,…