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An altarpiece made of 1 central panel and 2 wings sits on a red and purple wall in an art gallery with a bench infront.
Exhibitions

Reunited
the
lamentation
altarpiece

Until February 2025

For the first time in thirty years, see a rare masterpiece reunited.

A large spider sculpture in a green meadow below a blue sky next to a neoclassical building.

Opening Times

Tue – Sun: 10am-5pm

Mondays: Closed, except bank holidays

 

Galleries are open 10.30am – 5pm

About the
Exhibition

For the first time in thirty years, see a rare masterpiece reunited.

Bringing together the central panel from the National Gallery of Scotland’s collection, with the original wings in Compton Verney’s collection, the magnificent Lamentation Altarpiece takes centre stage in our Northern European collection.

This display allows you to explore the ideas of remembrance, symbolism and storytelling. As well as consider the mysteries behind this painting, looking at new technical analysis and art historical discoveries to consider why the Altarpiece was made and by whom.

Image: Installation view, Reunited- The Lamentation Altarpice. © Compton Verney, photo by Jamie Woodley.

 

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