Nicola Jennings

Nicola Jennings teaches at the Courtauld Institute of Art and is director of the Colnaghi Foundation.

At the National Gallery: Bartolomé Bermejo

Nicola Jennings, 12 September 2019

Despite​ being the most imaginative Spanish painter of the 15th century, and the only one to master the illusionistic techniques pioneered by Jan Van Eyck, Bartolomé Bermejo’s small but spectacular body of work is little known. The National Gallery acquired the panel Saint Michael Triumphant over the Devil (below) from the sale of the Luton Hoo estate contents in 1995. In common...

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