Renaissance of Light: Architecture, Painting and Sculpture in Mid-15th-Century Italy

This lecture illustrates the significance of light in the 15th century and how this is exemplified in the city of Urbino under Federico da Montefeltro.

Paul Hills, Professor of Renaissance Art at the Courtauld Institute, is the author of The Light of Early Italian Painting and Venetian Colour: Marble, Mosaic, Painting and Glass, 1250-1550.

Third in a series of six about the Renaissance.

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Daily, including bank holidays, 10am – 5pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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2.30 pm
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