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Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528–1588 Venice)
Studies for the Finding of Moses (Detail), 1575–85
Pen and Brown Ink, Brown Wash, Acc. No. IV, 81.
Paolo Veronese: "Marvels in Drawing and then in Coloring"
Xavier F. Salomon
Veronese was one of the most extraordinary and prolific draftsmen in sixteenth-century Venetian art. In this lecture Xavier F. Salomon, Curator of Southern Baroque Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will look at Veronese's compositional drawings and how they relate to his finished paintings. The analysis of the drawings will allow for a better and deeper understanding of the artist's creative process.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 6:30 p.m.*
Tickets: $15; $10 for Members; free to students with valid ID.
*The exhibition Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan will be open at 5:30 p.m. especially for program attendees.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.