Robin Trento

Posted in Education, Exhibitions and Installations, J. Paul Getty Museum, Manuscripts and Books

Just Desserts – Gourmet Gothic Sweets

Dessert is served! Participants get ready to savor their Gothic treats

When you hear the word “Gothic,” what comes to mind? Black-lipstick-wearing teens? Cathedrals with flying buttresses? What about lavender pudding or torta bonissima? Students at the Getty learned what tickled the Gothic sweet tooth at a culinary course that featured… More»

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Hidden Gems of the Collection: Reliefs

Carved Relief / Parent

We’ve asked our Museum educators, who work in the galleries and get to know the art as intimate friends, to let us in on lesser-known objects they especially love—and that we ought to explore. First up are three relief sculptures… More»

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      It seems as though the artist sketched her as she daydreamed.

      Bold outlines and sketchy curls highlight the exuberant energy of her youth. Her striped bodice and wreaths of ruffled collar are a brilliant focal point of what might have been a portrait of a dear family member.

      Costume Profile: Pre-Revolutionary Beauty

      Fabric: Silk & linen 
      To be worn: In the intimacy of the home

      Fashion Fridays explores art, history, and costume inspired by the exhibition Rococo to Revolution #NowOnView

      Portrait of a Young Lady in Profile, about 1783-1785, Henri-Pierre Danloux. The J. Paul Getty Museum


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