Workshop - The Venice that Made Bellini (2015)

King's Manor, York, 20 November 2015

Workshop poster: The Venice that Made BelliniOrganised jointly by the Department of History of Art and the National Gallery in London, The Venice that Made Bellini workshop held at King's Manor in York on 20 November 2015 brought together a number of international scholars, both to reveal new evidence and to ask questions about the ways in which Venice mobilised artworks and architectural works in the early Quattrocento.

Head of Department Professor Liz Prettejohn opened the workshop. Dr Emanuele Lugli gave the first presentation, Venice's Cultural Energies, 1400-1451. An Introduction;  Dr Daniel Wallace Maze spoke about Young Giovanni Bellini; and Professor Amanda Lillie led a roundtable discussion with Dr Beverly Louise Brown.

Dr Caroline Campbell, Curator of Italian Paintings before 1500 at the National Gallery, spoke about Bellini and the Santo.

Other speakers were:

Dr Giorgio Tagliaferro (University of Warwick): Before the Bellini: Painters, Workshops and Market Strategies in Early Fifteenth-Century Venice

Dr Donal Cooper (University of Cambridge): Lovro Dobričević and the Legacy of Venetian Gothic Painting in Dalmatia

Dr Silvia Fumian (Università degli Studi di Padova): From Late Gothic to the Renaissance through Humanism: Venetian Manuscript Illumination, 1400-1450

Dr Peter Humfrey (University of St Andrews): Antonio Vivarini's 'St Peter Martyr' Polyptych

Main image: Detail from The Holy Allegory, by Giovanni Bellini (c. 1490-1500). Uffizi Gallery, Florence. Public domain.

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