Organised by the London Events Volunteer Fundraising Committee

From Creation to Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel - sold out

  • The Wallace Collection |
  • Talk |
  • Thursday 25 May 2017 - 14:30 until 15:30

The Sistine Chapel is home to some of the greatest frescoes of the Renaissance and to the most powerful work by Michelangelo, but the artists Botticelli and Ghirlandaio were also involved. This lecture by Richard Stemp will explore the history of the chapel and its decoration in depth, charting not only the coherent patronage of successive Popes, but also the stylistic developments of the Renaissance which ultimately pre-figure the Baroque.

This is the second lecture in a series focusing on frescoes and murals from Ancient Egypt to 20th Century Britain. You might also like to consider these lectures:

Art for an Afterlife: ancient Egyptian tomb scenes

The Painted Monasteries of Romania

Whispering Walls

Back to the wall – mural painting in 20th Century Britain

This event has been organised by the London Events Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue details

The Wallace Collection
Hertford House, Manchester Square London W1U 3BN