An image showing highlights from The Courtauld Gallery such as the Morelli Nerli wedding chests on display in Gallery 58 at The National Gallery. in London

News Archive 2021

Highlights from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection on display at the National Gallery

20 May 2021

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Whilst The Courtauld Gallery is temporarily closed for a major transformation project, selected highlights from our pre-19th century collection – including works by Bernardo Daddi and Pieter Bruegel the Elder – are embedded in the National Gallery’s permanent collection until the end of August.

This is the final opportunity to see these extraordinary works before they return to The Courtauld Gallery ahead of it reopening later this year.


Highlights on display at the National Gallery include:

  • Robert Campin, The Seilern Triptych – The Entombment
  • Bernardo Daddi, Triptych – The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints
  • Biagio d’Antonio, Chest and spalliera with the arms of Lorenzo Morelli and Vaggia Nerli (The Morelli Chest)
  • Biagio d’Antonio, Chest and spalliera with the arms of Vaggia Nerli and Lorenzo Morelli (The Nerli Chest)
  • Bernardo Daddi, Polyptych – The Crucifixion and Saints
  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Christ and the Woman taken in Adultery
  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Landscape with the Flight into Egypt
  • Lorenzo Monaco, The Coronation of the Virgin

Islamic Metalwork

  • Box with cover of cylindrical form, Iran (West) 15th Century or Turkey (Anatolia) 15th century or c.1500 or Mamluk, late 15th – early 16th century (1400 – 1525)
  • Hemispherical half of incense burner of engraved brass, Mamluk (Egypt)
  • Candlestick base of engraved brass, Mamluk (Egypt)
  • Bowl-shaped box with cover of engraved brass inlaid with silver, Iran (West or North West) or Turkey (Anatolia)
  • Bowl of engraved brass inlaid with silver, Mamluk, 16th Century
  • Box (cover missing) or inkwell (upper section missing) of engraved brass, Mamluk, 14th century

Tickets to the National Gallery must be booked in advance via their website