When: Friday 13 October, 6–7pm, followed by a drinks reception
Where: National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing Theatre, followed by Conference Room 1
More details and booking: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/longford-castle-past-and-present
The evening begins with a short interview between Lord Radnor, the owner of Longford Castle and Susanna Avery-Quash, Senior Research Curator (History of Collecting) at the National Gallery. The author of the book ‘Longford Castle: The Treasures and the Collectors’, art historian Amelia Smith, will then give a lecture and the event will end with a drinks reception (in Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 1), where attendees will have the opportunity to buy a copy of Amelia Smith’s book, signed by the author.
About Longford Castle
Longford Castle sits on the banks of the River Avon in Wiltshire, and is home to a world-class collection including works by Holbein, Claude, Poussin, Gainsborough and Reynolds. The National Gallery has a long-standing relationship with the Castle, having acquired and enjoyed works of art from its collection over the years.