Monthly Archives: January 2017

Society’s Event for Members: A Visit to the National Gallery

On Friday 20 January 2017, a group of 18 SocHistColl members were taken around the National Gallery collection by Dr Susanna Avery-Quash, Senior Curator in the History of Collecting at the National Gallery. Susanna talked about two of the most … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Emanuele D’Azeglio, il collezionismo come passione. Dal Burlington Club di Londra al Museo Civico di Torino, Turin, Palazzo Madama,2 December 2016-6 March 2017

Exhibition: EMANUELE D’AZEGLIO, IL COLLEZIONISMO COME PASSIONE. Dal Burlington Club di Londra al Museo Civico di Torino – mostra Where: Palazzo Madama, Turin, Italy When: 2 December 2016- 6 March 2017 More information: http://www.palazzomadamatorino.it/en/node/37170 Palazzo Madama presenta dal 2 dicembre 2016 al … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Lo scrigno del Cardinale. Guala Bicchieri collezionista di arte gotica tra Vercelli, Limoges, Parigi e Londra,Turin, Palazzo Madama, 11 November 2016- 6 February 2017

Exhibition: Lo scrigno del Cardinale. Guala Bicchieri collezionista di arte gotica tra Vercelli, Limoges, Parigi e Londra. Where: Palazzo Madama, Turin, Italy When: 11 November 2016- 6 February 2017 More Information: http://www.palazzomadamatorino.it/en/node/37073 Mostra in collaborazione con il Musée de Cluny di Parigi. A … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Le meraviglie del mondo, le collezioni di Carlo Emanuele I di Savoia, Turin, Musei reali, 16 December 2016-2 April 2017

Exhibition: Le meraviglie del mondo, le collezioni di Carlo Emanuele I di Savoia Where: Palazzo reale, Turin, Italy When: 16 December 2016-2 April 2017 More information: http://www.museireali.beniculturali.it/index.php/en/eventi/181-le-meraviglie-del-mondo-le-collezioni-di-carlo-emanuele-i-di-savoia Le meraviglie del mondo presenta al pubblico uno straordinario momento del collezionismo sabaudo: quando, tra la … Continue reading

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TEFAF Talks: An Unholy Alliance: conflict or symbiosis? Exploring the relationship between museums and the art trade

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The Wallace Collection Evening Lecture: The Sovereign Artist: Charles Le Brun and the Image of Louis XIV, presented by Wolf Burchard

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Seminar: What No Owner Can Complain of Having Lost: Motivations for Collecting Looted Antiquities, presented by Erin Thompson

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Update Seminar Collecting and Display, 9 January 2017

In spite of the tube strike scheduled on Monday 9 January 2017 all day, the Seminar in Collecting and Display will go ahead at the normal time, i.e. 6pm and will take place at the Institute of Historical Research (Senate … Continue reading

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Free Lunchtime Lecture: The Chain of Silver Collectors (London, V&A, 18 January 2017)

Lunchtime Lecture: A Chain of Silver Collectors When: Wednesday 18 January, 13.00 – 13.45 Where:  The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre Free, drop-in LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Charles Sebag-Montefiore is the joint author of The British as Art Collectors and a … Continue reading

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Seminar: Displaying the Pope’s Living Presence: Bernini’s Clement X in Cardinal Paluzzo Altieri’s Collection, presented by Karen J. Lloyd

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