In Conversation: The Encounter: An Exhibition in the Making
27 July 2017, 19:00
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Co-curators Tarnya Cooper and Charlotte Bolland talk about the process of researching and selecting the Gallery’s summer exhibition of Renaissance and Baroque portrait drawings.
Tarnya Cooper is Curatorial Director at the National Portrait Gallery, London. She has previously taught the history of drawing practice in the Renaissance and contributed to Drawing 1400–1600 (1998). Her other publications include Searching for Shakespeare (2006), Citizen Portrait: Portrait Painting and the Urban Elite of Tudor England and Wales (2012), Elizabeth I & Her People (2013), The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered (2014) and Painting in Britain 1500–1630: Production, Influences and Patronage (2015).
Charlotte Bolland is Collections Curator, Sixteenth Century, at the National Portrait Gallery, London. She has written on Anglo-Italian connections in the sixteenth century, and co-authored The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered (2014) and Les Tudors (2015). Her other publications include contributions to Leadership and Elizabethan Culture (2013), Elizabeth I & Her People (2013) and Painting in Britain 1500–1630: Production, Influences and Patronage (2015).
A programme of special events complements the exhibition The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt.