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Rembrandt and Vermeer: Titans of the Golden Age of Dutch Art Lucrezia Walker Monday 27 January 2020

Rembrandt van Rijn is the best known of all Dutch masters. He painted landscapes, religious scenes, mythological subjects and portraits. Celebrated as the most successful artist in Amsterdam, he revolutionised the treatment of portraiture. By way of contrast, Vermeer’s artistic output was more modest and after his death became almost entirely unknown for well over a century. By contrasting these two artists, Lucrezia Walker will offer an informed insight into Dutch art of the 17th century.

Lucrezia Walker is a regular lecturer at the National Gallery. As well as offering her expertise in the galleries, she also regularly presents in the more formal setting of the lecture theatre. She has a significant role in the Tate Gallery’s Development Department, speaking to corporate sponsors at their offices and at their private receptions at both Tate Modern and Tate Britain. She was Lay Canon for the Visual Arts at St Paul's Cathedral 2010-2014.