Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice
Washington, National Gallery of Art: the major exhibition on Jacopo Tintoretto
Washington – National Gallery of Art
Mailing Address National Gallery of Art 2000B South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785 – West Building , main floor
March 24 – July 7, 2019
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518/1519–1594), the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia with the special cooperation of the Gallerie dell’Accademia, will organize a major exhibition on the Venetian master.
As the first retrospective of the artist in North America, the exhibition will include many significant international loans traveling to the U.S. for the first time.
The exhibition will feature nearly 50 paintings and more than a dozen works on paper spanning the artist’s entire career and ranging from regal portraits of Venetian aristocracy to religious and mythological narrative scenes.
Tintoretto was considered one of the “Big Three” 16th-century Venetian painters alongside Tiziano and Paolo Veronese.
A fully illustrated catalog accompanying the exhibition will be published in English and Italian and include a range essays by the curators and other leading scholars as well as new research and scientific studies of Tintoretto’s work.
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Sunday 11.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
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