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FURTHER AFIELD | Networks of Pigments and Patronage in Early Modern Spain

December 13 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CST

Free to Paid

Alexandra Letvin, Duane Wilder, Class of 1951, Associate Curator of European Art at the Princeton University Art MuseumFurther Afield virtual talks provides broader social, political, economic, and historical context for works of art at the museum. This fall Further Afield focuses on the current scholarship of the museum’s previous
curatorial fellows.

What can an artist’s materials tell us about the life of a painting? This talk examines Sevillian painter Francisco de Zurbarán’s use of blue pigments to reconstruct the story behind the commissioning and execution of his Annunciation (1650) now in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA). Recent technical analysis conducted at the PMA allows for a better understanding of the work’s importance within Zurbarán’s artistic development and sheds light on the mobility of pigments, artists, and patrons in early modern Spain.

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Date:
December 13 2022
Time:
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CST
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Free to Paid
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5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Phone:
214-768-2516