Hidden Clues in Vittoria’s Bust of Giulio Contarini

Saturday, June 23, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada
Lecture Hall
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4
Canada

Doris Couture-Rigert, Chief, Conservation and Technical Research at the National Gallery of Canada, describes how technical examination and analysis have helped reveal hidden clues to the past of Vittoria’s masterful portrait bust of Guilio Contarini.

In English with a bilingual question period.

Free admission

Alessandro Vittoria, Giulio Contarini (detail), c. 1570-1576, painted terracotta, 74.3 x 61 x 30.7 cm with integral base. Photo: NGC

Saturday, June 23, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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