Talks and Tours
Gallery Tour: Renée Cox: Soul Culture
A guided tour provides an overview of this exhibition deconstructing issues of race and gender using the body as central image to promote positivit
Italian (Venetian School), 1519-1594
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Tintoretto was one of the most sought after portrait painters in Venice. He captured the changing quality of light reflecting off fine fabrics with flashing strokes of white highlights. The Emo family coat of arms appears on the gentleman’s chain. His austere clothing speaks to his civic role within the city and not to personal wealth or position. The Castel Sant’ Angelo in Rome flying the Papal flag is seen through the window.