About: Karen Trentelman

I'm senior scientist at the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and head of the GCI's Collections Research Laboratory.

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Posted in Art, Art & Archives, Conservation, Getty Conservation Institute, Manuscripts and Books, Paintings

What Do Rocks Have to Do with Renaissance Art?

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Why the manuscript illuminations in Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance really rock. More»

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      Composed from memories and from drawings made during his travels in Italy, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot painted this view for the Paris Salon of 1839. A dramatic colored sky and a few lone figures appealed to the melancholic sensibilities of the Romantic critics of the time.

      05/01/16

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