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Art History Study Group—The Many Faces of Portraiture

Date and Time

Thursday, March 25, 2021

4–5:30 pm



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Kathryn Calley Galitz, Art Historian and Educator, The Met

Expand your knowledge of art history through introductions to core themes and close examination of The Met collection. In this session, explore how portraits communicate power, status, dynasty, achievement, and emotion across time and geography, from the Italian Renaissance to the contemporary United States. Learn how artists from Bronzino to Richard Avedon have used various media to represent complex individuals—and themselves.

Please note: This live event takes place on Zoom. Space is limited; advance registration is required. Registration closes March 24, 2021, or when registration is full.


Autogenerated captioning is available.

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867).Madame Jacques-Louis Leblanc (Françoise Poncelle, 1788–1839) (detail), 1823. Oil on canvas, 47 x 36 1/2 in. (119.4 x 92.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1918 (19.77.2)


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