12 episodes

Art History at Bedtime is a series of original art historical texts read by the art historian and broadcaster, Dr Bendor Grosvenor. Regular updates of stories from the Renaissance and onwards to help you get off to a calming - and learned - night’s sleep. In support of the UK charity, Art History Link Up.Produced by Bendor Grosvenor and Adam Scourfield.

Art History at Bedtime Dr Bendor Grosvenor

    • Arts

Art History at Bedtime is a series of original art historical texts read by the art historian and broadcaster, Dr Bendor Grosvenor. Regular updates of stories from the Renaissance and onwards to help you get off to a calming - and learned - night’s sleep. In support of the UK charity, Art History Link Up.Produced by Bendor Grosvenor and Adam Scourfield.

    Sofonisba Anguisola (c.1532-1625) by Raffaele Soprani (1674), from 'Life Stories of Women Artists, 1550-1800: An Anthology' by Julia K. Dabbs (2009).

    Sofonisba Anguisola (c.1532-1625) by Raffaele Soprani (1674), from 'Life Stories of Women Artists, 1550-1800: An Anthology' by Julia K. Dabbs (2009).

    • 15 min
    The Letters of Michelangelo, 1542.

    The Letters of Michelangelo, 1542.

    • 17 min
    Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641) by Horace Walpole, 1762.

    Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641) by Horace Walpole, 1762.

    • 14 min
    “Madonna Properzia de' Rossi (c. 1490–1530) by Giorgio Vasari - the only chapter Vasari dedicated to female artists in the Renaissance.”

    “Madonna Properzia de' Rossi (c. 1490–1530) by Giorgio Vasari - the only chapter Vasari dedicated to female artists in the Renaissance.”

    • 15 min
    Massaccio (1401-1428) by Giorgio Vasari; “the highest summit of perfection”

    Massaccio (1401-1428) by Giorgio Vasari; “the highest summit of perfection”

    • 13 min
    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), by Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1672); "he gave himself up to the dark manner”.

    Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), by Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1672); "he gave himself up to the dark manner”.

    • 16 min

Top Podcasts In Arts


Listeners Also Subscribed To