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Press Event: Tintoretto 500

At the press preview for the three National Gallery of Art exhibitions Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice, Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice, and Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, remarks were given by Kaywin Feldman, director, National Gallery of Art; His Excellency Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy; The Honorable Luigi Brugnaro, Mayor of Venice; Robert Echols, independent scholar; and Frederick Ilchman, chair of the Art of Europe department and Mrs. Russell W. Baker Curator of Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Following remarks, Echols and Ilchman gave a tour of Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice. Subsequently, John Marciari, Charles W. Englehard Curator and head of the department of drawings and prints, The Morgan Library & Museum, led a tour of Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice, while Jonathan Bober, Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, led a tour of Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto.