No longer relegated to the past, discover the history of the modern joust in this lecture, originally made for a Russian conference, by arms and armour curator Tobias Capwell.
Archive for the “Collections” Category
Marking our Porphyry Court Display and Gallery Trail on Ovid’s Metamorphoses (open until 23 April), this new blog post from Curator Suzanne Higgott explores the continued fascination for Ovid’s poem, … Read More
The Wallace Collection houses one of the most important collections of eighteenth-century French furniture in the world. Furniture is displayed within beautiful interiors, where visitors can freely wander around. In … Read More
Since 2005, a major research project has been underway in our Ottoman, Middle Eastern and Asian Armour collection, which until now has remained uncatalogued. This film series explores this extraordinary … Read More
Antoine Watteau was the most influential French painter of the early eighteenth century. His development of the Fête galante led to immediate success and became his hallmark as a painter. … Read More