6 November 2012
Sebastiano Ricci The Triumph of Galatea, 1713–15. Oil on canvas 347 × 482 cm © ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS, LONDON; PHOTOGRAPHER J. HAMMONDCurator Helen Valentine introduces Sebastiano Ricci’s paintings on the theme of ‘the triumph of love’, painted for the London home of the 3rd Earl of Burlington between 1713 and 1715.
This talk lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Meet in the Entrance Hall at 3.30pm. Free with an exhibition ticket or £3 for the event only; no booking required.
Curators' gallery talks take place on the first Tuesday of every month at 3.30pm.