NATIONAL TREASURES: THE WILTON DIPTYCH IN OXFORD
Open 10 May – 1 Sep 2024
The Ashmolean is proud to be a partner venue for the National Treasures displays in 2024.
As part of its 200th birthday celebrations, the National Gallery is loaning 12 paintings to venues around the UK, with the displays all opening on 10 May 2024.
The Ashmolean will display the Wilton Diptych, painted about 1395-9 and made for Richard II, King of England from 1377 to 1399. The small, portable altarpiece is one of a handful of English panel paintings to have survived from the Middle Ages.
The Wilton Diptych
English or French, painted about 1395-9. Egg on oak. 53 × 37 cm
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