The Wallace Collection Podcast
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A monthly podcast from the Wallace Collection, London. Each episode gives a detailed account of one of the masterpieces held in this collection.
||CleanPortrait of Young Man with Lute||Adam Busiakiewicz, a guide lecturer at the Wallace Collection visits the workshop of Barber and Harris Lutemakers to explore the history and symbolism of the Lute in painting, and revealing some of the mysteries behind the Wallace Collection's 'Portrait of Young Man with Lute' (artist unknown).||12 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVariations on a Dream: Watteau, David Bowie and the commedia dell’arte||David Bowie and Jean-Antoine Watteau. Not two names you would immediately associate together, not least as they were born over two centuries apart. In this podcast by Adam Busiakiewicz, a guide lecturer at the Wallace Collection, he explores the connections between these two remarkable men, who both icons of their respective times.||9 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTom Ellis in Conversation||In this conversation between Paul Pieroni, senior curator at Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art and contenporary artist Tom Ellis, they explore 'The Middle, our free current exhibition showcasing Ellis' work.||3 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPortraiture, Fashion & Society||To celebrate the Wallace Collection hosting 'Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year' we've taken the opportunity to explore some of our significant portraits in a podcast series. In this podcast by guide lecturer, Denise Stone, explores our portraiture highlights.||9 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiego Velázquez's The Lady with a Fan||To celebrate the Wallace Collection hosting 'Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year' we've taken the opportunity to explore some of our significant portraits in a podcast series. In this podcast by guide lecturer, Rupert Dickens, discover the mystery behind Diego Velázquez's portrait The Lady with a Fan.||8 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThomas Lawrence's Margaret, Countess of Blessington||To celebrate the Wallace Collection hosting the heats for 'Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year', this series of podcasts will celebrate the portraiture in the Collection. In this podcast by guide lecturer Ann O'Flanagan, discover the story behind Thomas Lawrence's nineteenth-century painting of Margaret, Countess of Blessington.||6 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoSèvres Inkstand||Helen Jacobson is interviewed on Jean-claude Chambellan Duplesis’ Ecritoire 'à globes' and the inkstand is examined and explained in detail. Podcast by Leah Meyer and Nicole Wojakovski||27 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoThe Swing||The Swing is an eighteenth-century Rococo masterpiece by Jean Honoré Fragonard that explores the themes of voyeurism, seduction and moral decadence.||19 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoGothic Equestrian Armour||David Edge talks to us about this amazing 15th-century German horse armour at The Wallace Collection.||13 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoFour Ice-cream Coolers by Sèvres (1778-1779)||Dr Helen Jacobsen interviewed by young people about an ice-cream cooler once owned by Catherine the Great, at the Wallace Collection.||6 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoThe Rapier in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries||Wallace curator David Edge is interviewed about the rapier swords from the sixteenth century.||29 11 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoArmoire by André-Charles Boulle||Emma Birrane and Kyle Matveeva along with Jürgen Huber name investigate a cabinet crafted by André Charles Boulle who was the cabinet maker of King Louis 14th.||22 11 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||CleanVideoThe Princes in the Tower||This is a podcast by Safirah Umarji and Penina Collins. The podcast is about Paul Delaroche’s famous painting ‘The Princes in the Tower.’||15 11 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||CleanVideoHercules with the Bull by Ferdinando Tacca (c.1640)||In this video from the series, The Secrets of the Wallace, we discuss one sculpture of a pair of 60cm bronzes made in the 1640s by Medici court sculptor and architect, Ferdinando Tacca.||8 11 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoTrue colours revealed - the treatment of a chest of drawers for Marie-Antoinette||Description: A short documentary that gives an insight into the conservation of Marie-Antoinette's commode at the Wallace Collection, London. Based on findings from our recent conservation project, we have digitally reconstructed the colours of the original commode to show you how vibrant and colourful furniture of this type could be, something which is perhaps rather startling to our eyes and which may surprise you with its different appearance. http://www.wallacecollection.org/collections/exhibition/102||29 10 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTurtleshell Piqué Counter Box, c.1729-1750||This podcast looks at April's Treasure of the Month, a turtleshell, piqué counter box. Carmen Holdsworth-Delgado, Curatorial Assistant, considers the history and context of this unusual and intriguing object.||1 5 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVincenzo Foppa, 'The Young Cicero Reading,' c.1464||This podcast considers March's Treasure of the Month, The Young Cicero Reading. Dr Lucy Davis, Curator of Old Master Pictures, looks at the history of the fresco and the story behind the interesting depiction of this young boy.||4 4 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCharles Le Brun, The Lady with a Fan, Perdita Robinson||Director Christoph Vogtherr considers three pieces from his forthcoming book ‘The Wallace Collection: Director’s Choice’. Looking at portraiture, in its various forms, he discusses Coysevox’s sculpture of ‘Charles Le Brun’, Velasquez’s portrait ‘The Lady with a Fan’, and ‘Perdita Robinson’ by Reynolds.||1 2 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
Very informative series of Podcasts from my favourite London Museum. I particularly love the Video Podcasts as The Wallace Collection is such a visual feast. If you have’t been yet run as fast as you can. It is one of the great Wonders of London.