Lorenzo Lotto

Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance

November 2, 1997 – March 1, 1998

West Building Main Floor

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: This exhibition presented 46 paintings by the little-known Italian artist Lorenzo Lotto, including portraits, allegories, and religious paintings. 3 carpets were included in the installation to illustrate Lotto's use of carpets.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, in association with the Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo. David Alan Brown, curator of Italian Renaissance paintings, was the exhibition curator.

Image: Lorenzo Lotto, Allegory of Virtue and Vice, 1505, oil on panel, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1939.1.156

Attendance: 165,377

Catalog: Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance, by David Alan Brown, Peter Humfrey, and Mauro Lucco, with contributions by Augusto Gentili et al. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.

Brochure: Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance. Washington, DC, National Gallery of Art, 1997.

Other Venues:
Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo, April 2–June 29, 1998
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, October 16, 1998–January 11, 1999

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Lotto, Lorenzo
Italian
, 1480 - 1557