Curator insights - European galleries

Richard Beresford, senior curator of European art looks at a selection of the Gallery’s European masters. Discover a deeper, richer engagement, with these much loved works, and view them through an expert’s eye. Curator insights run for around 5 minutes each.

119. Ford Madox Brown Chaucer at the court of Edward III

121. Alphonse de Neuville The defence of Rorke's Drift 1879

125. Jacques Blanchard Mars and the vestal virgin

126. François Boucher A young lady holding a pug dog

127. Claude Lorrain Pastoral landscape

129. Sano di Pietro Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome, John the Baptist, Bernardino and Bartholomew

130. Sir Peter Paul Rubens Constantius appoints Constantine as his successor

128. Évariste Luminais The sons of Clovis II

131. François Sallé The anatomy class at the Ecole des Beaux Arts