The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House
17 June – 18 July 2010




BLOOD TEARS FAITH DOUBT, Historical and Contemporary Encounters has been curated by students on The Courtauld Institute of Art’s MA Curating the Art Museum programme. It brings together works from The Courtauld Gallery and the Arts Council Collection to explore themes of suffering, compassion, devotion and belief.



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Image Credits:

Top: Follower of Dieric Bouts Christ Crowned with Thorns, c.1475, oil on panel © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Left: Attributed to Giampietrino The Virgin and Child with Saint Jerome, c.1510-30, oil on panel © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Middle: Attributed to Atelier aux Visages Caractérisés, Ivory diptych with Standing Virgin and Child and The Crucifixion, mid or late 14th century, carved ivory and ebony, © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Right: Mark Fairnington The Greek Madonna, 1993, oil and gold leaf on panel, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London © The Artist. Gift of Charles Saatchi 1999