Previous Martindale Lectures:

1998:  Neil MacGregor (National Gallery, London)

The Word Made Flesh: The Problems of Painting God


1999:  Prof Francis Haskell (University of Oxford)

Botticelli in the Service of Fascism

2000:  Dr Charles Saumarez Smith (National Portrait Gallery)

The Future of the Museum

2001:  Dr Evelyn Welch (University of Sussex)

Clowns, Courtiers and Painters: Art and Experience in the Italian Renaissance Court

2002:  Prof Peter Humfrey (University of St Andrews)

Love and Wine in Renaissance Ferrara: The Patronage of Alfonso d'Este

2003:  Prof Paul Binski (University of Cambridge)

Thomas Becket, Francis of Assisi and the Birth of the Altarpiece

2004:  Prof Paul Crossley (Courtauld Institute of Art)

The Holistic Cathedral: Medieval Reality or Modern Fantasy?

2005:  Prof Eric Fernie (Courtauld Institute of Art)

Romanesque Architecture, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

2006:  Prof Henk Van Os (University of Amsterdam)

A Masterpiece and its Meanings: Fifty Years of Simone Martini's Annunciation

2007:  Prof Hans Belting (State Academy of Design Karlsruhe)

Painted Poetry in Renaissance Venice

2008:  Prof Paul Hills (Courtauld Institute of Art)

Cloths, Clouds and Sacred Signs in the Art of Lorenzo Lotto

2009:  Prof Roger Stalley (Trinity College Dublin)

Artist or Artisan? The Stone Sculptor in the Early Middle Ages

2010:  Dr Anne Dunlop (Tulane University, New Orleans)

Castagno's David

2011:  Dr Joanna Cannon (Courtauld Institute of Art)

Giotto's Great Crucifix of the Friars of Santa Maria Novella in Florence


2012:  Professor Brendan Cassidy (St Andrews University)

The Cult of Raphael in Britain: from the Tudors to the Victorians


2013:  Professor Bronwen Wilson (UEA)

Moving Pictures: the horizon, inscription and early modern Mediterranean travel