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Tradition and Innovation in Florentine Painting: Pontormo's Visitation
Tradition and Innovation in Florentine Painting: Pontormo's Visitation
3:00 PM
Free Event; Ticket Required
Museum Lecture Hall

Bruce Edlestein, professor at NYU Florence and co-curator of Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters, discusses the context of Pontomo's celebrated  paintings, especially the Visitation from the parish church of Carmignano and the Getty's Portrait of a Halbedier (1528 - 30). he looks at how the Italian master drew from medieval sources yet produced works of startling modernity that resonated with artists well into the 20th century.

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