Andrea Mantegna died #OnThisDay in 1506. The great paintings by Mantegna in the Gallery date from his years in Mantua as court artist to the Gonzaga. He also indulged his interest in antique art, which can be seen in the Gallery's 'Cult of Cybele', on display in Room 61:
This painting will also feature in our upcoming exhibition, 'Monochrome: Painting in Black and White', opening 30 October. Pre-book tickets online and save:
I hope you have a excellent day!
Monochrome: Painting in Black and White | National Gallery: See differently, and explore the visual power of black and white at our upcoming exhibition, 'Monochrome: Painting in Black and White'. Trav..