This week’s competition prize is The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velázquez, by Laura Cumming (Chatto & Windus, £18.99). Click here for your chance to win.
Part biography and part detective story, this volume explores the life of Velázquez and traces the tale of John Snare, a Victorian bookseller whose life was changed on discovering an apparently long-lost work by the great Spanish painter.
For your chance to win simply answer the following question and submit your details here before midday on 5 February 2016.
Which Spanish king appointed Velázquez as his official portrait painter?
This competition closes at midday on 5 February 2016.
For our last competition prize we offered Julia Margaret Cameron: Photographs to electrify you with delight and startle the world, by Marta Weiss (Victoria & Albert Museum, London, £25)
Which famous Victorian poet was Julia Margaret Cameron’s neighbour on the Isle of Wight?
Answer: Alfred Lord Tennyson
Congratulations to the winner, Rory Scott.
The loss of the National Glass Centre would be a shattering blow