About: Isabella Lores-Chavez

I’m currently a senior at Yale, studying art history. Though my scholarly focus is Robert Rauschenberg and the American 1950s, my interests range widely from Dürer to Velazquez to Cézanne. As an avid writer, I’ve loved the chance to contribute to the Getty’s blog! It’s great to be home in L.A. for the summer, in the company of family, friends, Mexican food, and the amazing art collections L.A. has to offer.

Posts by Isabella

Posted in Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, Paintings

A Portrait of Venice Unmasked

The Painter in His Studio / Pietro Longhi

The life of a painting can be pretty unpredictable. Some are constantly on the move, reaching different parts of the world as they travel through time. When I started at the Getty as an intern, I had only recently returned… More»

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      Mission style or “Spanish Colonial” architecture is a California signature. San Luis Rey de Francia was founded in 1798, yet shares many of the features of Los Angeles’ Union Station. Compare with The Huntington’s capture of the station to see just how similar in line and form these buildings really are. 

      We’re teaming up The Huntington’s tumblr to bring you historic Los Angeles images on Wednesdays through August 6 as part of No Further West.

      Mission, San Luis Rey de Francia, 1880, Carleton Watkins. J. Paul Getty Museum.

      07/30/14

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