Join Christine Sitwell as she talks about the technical analysis and curatorial research involved in re-attributing a forgotten self-portrait by Dutch master, Rembrandt, at a National Trust property in 2014. The painting, Self-portrait wearing a white featured bonnet, is the star piece in our summer exhibition, Prized Possessions: Dutch Masterpieces from the National Trust and can be viewed before attending the lecture.
Christine Sitwell is Paintings Conservation Adviser for the National Trust, where she is responsible for overseeing the care and conservation of the Trust’s collection of over 13,000 paintings located in approximately 250 historic houses. She holds an MSc in Art Conservation from the University of Delaware/Winterthur Museum (US) and was previously a Smithsonian Fellow at the Tate. She is currently a Fellow of IIC, Accredited ICON Paintings Conservator and Chairman of the Historic Interiors Section of ICON.
£10 (includes entry to Prized Possessions: Dutch Masterpieces from the National Trust from 6-7pm, Garden Café open for drinks, 6-7pm)