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Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance

November 2, 1997 – March 1, 1998
West Building, Main Floor, Galleries 72 through 79

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

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.

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

Lotto, Lorenzo
Italian, 1480 - 1557

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