When Ages Collide:The Representation of Classical and Contemporary Warriors in Medieval Manuscript Illustration

Date: Tuesday October 14, 2014, at 3 pm
Location: Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center

Admission: Free. Reservation required

Tobias Capwell, curator of arms and armor at the Wallace Collection, London, explores the essential characteristics of medieval and Classical warriors as illustrated in manuscript art. Capwell considers the motivations and intentions of the artists who depicted arms and armor of both their own time and from ancient sources through their unique form of visual storytelling. Complements the exhibition Chivalry in the Middle Ages.

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