After his appointment in 1518 to the Habsburg regent, Van Orley built up one of the largest workshops in northern Europe in his native Brussels. This show presents its varied output of religious paintings, portraits and tapestries. Find out more from BOZAR’s website.
Preview the exhibition below | See Apollo’s Picks of the Week here
Marie Haneton (c. 1518–19), Bernard van Orley. National Galleries of Scotland
Haneton Triptych (c. 1520), Bernard van Orley. Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
Charlemagne (c. 1510–20), Bernard van Orley. Musei Reali Torino – Galleria Sabauda. Photo 1520 © Su concessione del Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo
Chasses de Maximilien (c. 1516–18), after Bernard van Orley. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre)/Daniel Arnaudet
La Sainte Famille (c. 1521), Bernard van Orley. Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre)/Tony Querrec
Don’t blame the culture wars for Tate Britain’s disappointing rehang