In the final years of his successful career, the Bolognese painter and compulsive gambler was swamped in debt. In contracting or reimbursing debts, he would offer his labour and work as guarantee of payment. The myriad of sketched-out canvases lying in Guido’s workshop are a virtually expired capital of works destined never to be finished.
Dr Lorenzo Pericolo is Associate Professor for History of Art at University of Warwick.
Date: Tuesday 14 February
Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinksy Building, Plymouth University
Ticket information: £6/£4.20/Friends free. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPiA