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Sit Down with a New Discovery

February 29, 2020–April 18, 2022

Investigate the making and history of a painting discovered in museum storage. Curator Alexandra Letvin and conservator Terry Lignelli have uncovered the story behind this large canvas through combined art historical and technical approaches. Explore their findings and ask questions of your own as you sit down with this artwork painted in the early 1600s, on view for the first time in over fifty years.

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Alexandra Letvin, former Andrew W. Mellon and Maude de Schauensee Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow; and Terry Lignelli, The Aronson Senior Conservator of Paintings

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