This study day was based around the Gallery’s exhibition in the Sainsbury Wing, Rembrandt: The Late Works. Delegates were able to visit the exhibition as part of the day’s activities.
There were five speakers:
- Betsy Wieseman, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Paintings at the National Gallery. As curator of the exhibition, she gave an outline of the contents of the show
- An Van Camp, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Drawings at the British Museum discussed Rembrandt’s prints and drawings in the exhibition and their technique
- Christopher Brown, Director Emeritus of the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford talked about the 'Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet’ and the background to its creation
- Tico Seifert, Senior Curator (Northern European Art) at the National Galleries of Scotland discussed his plans for an exhibition about Rembrandt’s reception and fame throughout the centuries
- Philippa Stephenson, Curator of European Paintings at Glasgow Museum explained that the National Gallery’s Saskia was on display in Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow while their painting of ‘Man in Armour’ featured in the National Gallery's exhibition. She outlined some discussions and disputes about the history of this painting.