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The Fall of Phaeton (detail), mid-1500s. Nicolas Beatrizet (French, c. 1515–1565) after Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Engraving; 41.9 x 29 cm. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Zinser, 1965.458.

Gallery Talk: The Artist Is Here: Interpreting Signatures in Renaissance Prints

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

About The Event

September 12, 2017 at noon
Gallery 101

Renaissance philosophy stressed the importance of individual expression, so printmakers began inscribing their names or initials in their prints. Join exhibition curator James Wehn to learn about Renaissance printmaking and to look at several prints in which the artist’s signature plays a meaningful role in the interpretation of the image.