Venue: The Linnean, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BF
Tutor: Jacqueline Cockburn
Time: 10.30 for 10.45 – 3.30
Cost: £36 (no coffee or lunch)
After 1085 the Reconquista of Spain gathered momentum as Christians dispelled Moors yet paid homage to the beauty of their art and architecture. El Greco’s relationship with the city of Toledo was, professionally and personally bitter sweet. When the Spanish capital moved to Madrid in 1561, Velazquez painted the court with its glittering array of Golden Age heroes.