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The Birth of Banking Money and Art in Renaissance Europe


Quentin Massys, The Money Lender and His Wife. 1514. Louvre INV 1444. Wikipedia.

Quentin Massys, The Money Lender and His Wife. 1514. Louvre INV 1444. Wikipedia.

Marina Fischer will discuss how the discovery of ancient coins influenced Renaissance art, and how Europe’s first bankers used their wealth to commission art.

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12-1pm

TFDL Gallery Hall

Nickle at Noon talk by Marina Fischer, Collection Specialist for Numismatics, Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary