Eighteenth-Century Pastel Portraits
Hier klicken um ein Bild hochzulade
Ausstellung

Eighteenth-Century Pastel Portraits

The medium of choice for European portraiture
August 28, 2018 - October 13, 2019 
Getty Center
End date
Cron Job Starts
Pastels—dry, satiny colors, manufactured in sticks of every hue—enjoyed a surge in popularity during the eighteenth century, becoming, for a time, the medium of choice for European portraiture. Unlike oil paints, which required laborious studio procedures and long sittings and drying times, pastels were portable and allowed speedy execution—the chance, essentially, to “draw” a painting. This display of pastels, drawn mostly from the permanent collection, explores the specific physical properties that made this medium so appealing to eighteenth-century portraitists and their patrons.

Digital Guide
Spannende Details und virtuelle Touren
Jetzt in der neuen FRESH MUSEUM app
Kostenlos für iPhone und Android
Cron Job Starts Cron Job Starts