Department of Paintings

Posts related to the Department of Paintings at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

PODCAST: New Insights into Jacopo da Pontormo’s Style with Curator Davide Gasparotto
Visitation, 1528–1529, Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci). Oil on wood panel, 70 1/2 x 61 7/16 in. Parrocchia di San Michele Arcangelo a Carmignano (Prato). Su concessione della Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Firenze e per le Province di Pistoia e Prato. Photo © Antonio Quattrone, Florence

PODCAST: New Insights into Jacopo da Pontormo’s Style with Curator Davide Gasparotto

Exploring the art and politics of Florence in the late 1520s through the works of one painter.

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Conservation Work Reveals the Hidden Revisions of Pontormo, Italian Renaissance Master
Visitation, 1528–1529, Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci). Oil on wood panel, 70 1/2 x 61 7/16 in. Parrocchia di San Michele Arcangelo a Carmignano (Prato). Su concessione della Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per la Città Metropolitana di Firenze e per le Province di Pistoia e Prato. Photo © Antonio Quattrone, Florence

Conservation Work Reveals the Hidden Revisions of Pontormo, Italian Renaissance Master

Study and treatment of a Renaissance altarpiece reveals new details about the artist’s working method, as well as his brilliant colors

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PODCAST: Talking About Paintings – Caravaggio
David with the Head of Goliath, about 1609–1610, Caravaggio. Oil on canvas, 49 3/16 × 39 3/4 in. Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo–Galleria Borghese.

PODCAST: Talking About Paintings – Caravaggio

Follow two curators as they talk about Baroque paintings.

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