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<p>Jacopo de' Barbari, View of Venice [lower center block], 1500

Jacopo de' Barbari, View of Venice [lower center block], 1500, woodcut on laid paper, Rosenwald Collection, 1950.1.18

The Venetian World in Six Impressions: Jacopo de' Barbari’s View of Venice

Virtual Lectures: Vittore Carpaccio

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Registration Required
  • Virtual Program

Registration Required

Registration is required and opens at noon on Wednesday, December 7.

Presented by Eric Denker, lecturer emeritus

Enjoy the last of four virtual lectures presented in honor of the exhibition Vittore Carpaccio: Master Storyteller of Renaissance Venice

The de'Barbari six-block woodcut view of Venice is one of the great conceptual and technological achievements of its time. The view, which is still viable today as a plan of Venice, was created by a team of artisans working under the guidance of the master.

To produce this monumental view of the city, new innovations were necessary in both papermaking and printing. A careful exploration of the woodcut reveals significant information about how the city viewed itself in the context of Italy at the turn of the sixteenth century.

These programs are free and take place over Zoom; registration is required. Live captions (CART) will be provided. Lectures will be recorded and a link to view the recording will be sent to all registered participants.