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I'm associate director of collections at the J. Paul Getty Museum. I've been a curator for more than thirty years, having worked at the Clark Art Institute, the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts at UCLA.
Rosso in Hollywood
Allegory of Salvation with the Virgin and Christ Child, St. Elizabeth, the Young St. John the Baptist and Two Angels, about 1521, Rosso Fiorentino Giovanni Battista di Jacopo. Oil on panel, 63 1/2 × 47 in. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Herbert T. Kalmus (54.6). Image:

Rosso in Hollywood

What two pioneers of color movies saw in a 16th-century painting.

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