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Wednesday, 11th SeptemberBSS members only exhibition tour of ‘Bartolomé Bermejo, Master of the Spanish Renaissance’ with curator Akemi Herraez VossbrinkThe National Gallery
30 minutes complimentary tours for BSS members only
Date: Wednesday 11th September
Time 1st tour: 10.30 am
Time 2nd tour: 11.30 am
Venue: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
Tickets: BSS members only. Complimentary.
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From the glimmer of a jewel to the sheen of armour, Bermejo’s ability to capture light, colours and textures in oil painting was unparalleled in 15th-century Spain.
Though fewer than 20 works by the artist are known and much of his life remains something of a mystery, Bermejo’s paintings set him apart as a technically skilled and visionary master.
Bringing together seven of his rare works, six of which have never been seen in the UK, this exhibition explores how Bermejo drew inspiration from Netherlandish painting, using illusionistic effects and a rich colour palette, to become one of the greatest artists of the Spanish Renaissance.
At the heart of the exhibition is Saint Michael Triumphs over the Devil, widely considered the most important early Spanish painting in Britain. Its technical skill and excellent state of preservation are even clearer following its recent year-long conservation treatment.
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