The Renaissance Nude

April 5, 2019 - 6:30 pm


Per Rumberg, one of the Curators at the forthcomng exhibition at the Royal Academy will discuss how a renewed interest in ancient Greek and roman art in the 15th and 16th centuries encouraged artists of the time to depict the human body in a new and more profound way, thus establishing a tradition that became central to European Art.

Tickets £20 to include a wine and canape reception in the Yorkshire Museum at 6:30 pm, followed by the lcture in the adjacent Tempest Anderson Hall at 7:00 pm. Make cheques payable to York and East Yorkshire Art Fund and enclose a SAE. Send to:

Lindsay Councell, The Birches, Green Hammerton, York, YO26 8BQ. Telephone enquiries to 01423 330388 or emai,

This event is organised by the Committee of the York and East Yorkshire branch of the Art Fund, a national charity which helps to save art for museums and galleries throughout the United Kingdom.