Author Archives: Laurie Benson

Laurie Benson

About Laurie Benson

Curator, International Art at the National Gallery of Victoria

Jusepe de Ribera Martyrdom of St Lawrence 1620-24

Jusepe de Ribera was a Spanish-born artist who spent his entire artistic career in Italy, where he was the leading painter in Naples during the first half of the seventeenth century. An autograph work from the early 1620s, the Martyrdom …  More

Correggio’s Madonna and Child with infant St John the Baptist

Correggio’s Madonna and Child with infant St John the Baptist is once again gracing the walls of the NGV following a conservation treatment. Acquired through the generosity of NGV Trustee Andrew Sisson in 2011 the work was briefly displayed after …  More

Collection rehang at NGV International

  Something not often considered by our audience is that as the NGV Collection is of such high quality many of our great treasures are often lent to exhibitions both in Australia and overseas. Consequently the hang of the collection …  More