What was considered funny in the sixteenth century, and what techniques did painters use at the time to elicit laughter? In this lecture, Friso Lammertse shows what a ‘sense of humour’ meant in the sixteenth century and especially how this was expressed in painting.
Friso Lammertse, Curator of Old Master Painting and Sculpture at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, shows what a ‘sense of humour’ meant in the sixteenth century and especially how this was expressed in painting. The programme will be introduced by Ilona van Tuinen, Curator of 16th- and 17th-century Drawings at the Rijksmuseum.
Friday 9 August 2019
Venue Auditorium Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
19:30-20:30: Lecture Friso Lammertse
20:30-21:30: Drinks and conversation
Further information and registration: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/lectures/humour-in-sixteenth-century-painting