|Matthias Wivel explaining Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of a Lady as Lucretia|
|Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of an Elderly Gentleman with Gloves (liberale da Pinedel)|
|Titian, Self-Portrait, around 60|
|Titian, Self-Portrait, around 63|
|Stanley Spencer, Self-Portrait, 68|
|Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of Andrea Odoni, Installation|
The curation is wonderfully innovative as it included objects that relate to or are to be found in the portraits on display, making connections outside the frame, really bringing the portraits to life.
|Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of Bishop Bernardo de’Rossi, Installation|
|Lorenzo Lotto, Bishop Thomas Nigris|
|Lorenzo Lotto, Bishop Thomas Nigris Detail showing frame cover|
The portrait cover as evidenced in these two portraits adds a whole new layer of meaning to Lotto’s and other Renaissance portraits – the portrait as an intimate, revered object only to be seen at a specific time my particular people.