Michael Sweerts

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Hidden Gems of the Collection: Paintings That Keep Us Guessing

Head of a Woman / Michael Sweerts
Head of a Woman / Michael Sweerts

We continue our look at intriguing but lesser-known works from the Getty’s collection with two more off-the-beaten-path tips from Museum educators. In a previous post we looked at three relief sculptures; now we turn to two lovingly detailed paintings that… More»

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      The colors of an Ottonian Pentecost scene, useful if you’d like to paint a scene with various small fires erupting from your friend’s heads.


      Painted between 1025 - 1050, tempera colors and gold on parchment, download the artwork and see further detail here.

      09/02/15

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