Power, Virtue, Beauty: Portrait Medals of Women in the Renaissance, lecture by Dr. Davide Gasparotto

Event Date: 

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Event Location: 

  • AD&A Museum

Event Price: 

Free and open to the public.

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Gods, Glory & Spirituality Lecture Series

Lecture Recording Now Available

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Davide Gasparotto is Senior Curator of Paintings, and Chair, Curatorial Affairs at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. A native of Bassano del Grappa, Italy, he studied the History of Art and Classical Archaeology at the University of Pisa and the Scuola Normale Superiore. From 1996 to 2014, he held appointments at the Fondazione Piero della Francesca in Sansepolcro, the National Gallery of Parma, the Soprintendenza ai Beni Artistici e Storici di Parma e Piacenza, and the Galleria Estense in Modena. In December 2014 he was appointed as Senior Curator of Paintings at the Getty Museum. Davide’s research interests include painting, sculpture and the decorative arts of the Renaissance, the rediscovery of classical antiquity between the Middle Ages and the eighteenth century, and the history of collecting.

Image: Matteo De' Pasti, Isotta Degli Atti of Rimini, 1446. Cast bronze medal. Sigmund Morgenroth Collection of Renaissance Medals and Plaques