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Beauty and Satire in the Renaissance

One of the most famous paintings in the National Gallery in London is The Ugly Duchess, painted by Quinten Massys. The painting is from the 16th century. Between March 16th and July 11th in 2023, there will be a free temporary exhibition in the National Gallery that deals with how they dealt with beauty and satire in the renaissance.

There will be several interesting paintings exhibited together with The Ugly Duchess in this temporary exhibition. Finally, you can watch this painting together with “An Old Man“, which will be borrowed by the gallery for this exhibition.

This is a fantastic opportunity to see how painters dealt with aging, beauty, satire, and similar topics during the renaissance.

The Ugly Duchess: Beauty and Satire in the Renaissance

March 16, 2023 – July 11th, 2023
National Gallery


Mar 16 2023 - Jun 11 2023


All Day


National Gallery
National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN

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