Interview with Nicholas Penny, Director of the National Gallery · 18:51

Courtesy of Nicholas Penny; The National Gallery

Will Self and Nicholas Penny

Will Self and Nicholas Penny discuss wound iconography in paintings from the National Gallery’s collection, including:

  • Jacopo Tintoretto – Christ washing the Feet of the Disciples (about 1575-80)
  • Italian – The Dead Christ supported by Angels (late 16th century)
  • Master of the Aachen Altarpiece – The Crucifixion (about 1490-5)
  • Master of Saint Francis – Crucifix (probably about 1272-85)
  • Dirk Bouts – Christ Crowned with Thorns (about 1470)

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