About: Anne Woollett

I'm curator of paintings at the J. Paul Getty Museum, specializing in Dutch and Flemish art. I prepared the installation of Johannes Vermeer, Woman in Blue Reading a Letter and curated the exhibition Drama and Devotion: Heemskerck's Ecce Homo Altarpiece from Warsaw, both currently on view at the Getty Center.

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Getty Voices: The Power of Vermeer

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Vermeer’s newly arrived Woman in Blue Reading a Letter seems calmly at home in our galleries—but introduces a distinctive new presence. More»

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      An Infrared reflectogram of a painting by Andrea Del Sarto reveals an architectural drawing beneath. Could it be a compositional underdrawing of a Pietro Perugino painting? 

      “What an odd discovery! It was one of those moments I’ll never forget. It’s humbling to realize how little we really know about major artists who worked so long ago, and a little glimpse such as this makes that all the more apparent.” —Getty Museum Drawings Curator Julian Brooks

      Read more on this discovery on The Getty Iris here.

      09/03/15

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