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Lectures Given By Sir Nicholas Penny

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Edited BY:Hu Xinyun

Source:School of Art and Humanities

01 21, 2018

Come and attend the four lectures given by Sir Nicholas Penny on the key issues in Art History including connoisseurship, cataloguing, canon and taste from Jan 22 to Jan 24 on the Nanshan Campus of CAA.

 

Sir Nicholas Penny, a British art historian, was the director of the National Gallery in London from 2008 to 2015.Penny was educated at Shrewsbury School and at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. He was the co-author, with Francis Haskell, of “Taste and the Antique”. In 1991, he identified the “Madonna of the Pinks” as a genuine Raphael, and not a copy of the lost original as was previously believed.