Special Event: The Francis Haskell Memorial Lecture 2010
- National Gallery |
Leonardo and the Ladies
The emergence of a new portrait attributed to Leonardo da Vinci provides an ideal opportunity to take a fresh look at the female portraits associated with the great Italian master. Professor Kemp discusses the function of Leonardo’s portraits – the role and implied presence of the patron, the status of the sitter, the connections with poetry – and whether the Mona Lisa is a portrait in the conventional sense.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square, Charing Cross
Sainsbury Wing, Trafalgar Square London WC2N 5DN