Saint Luke, 1330s, Simone Martini (Italian (Sienese), about 1284-1344). Tempera and gold leaf on panel. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Spotlight on Simone Martini: Master of Detail at the Dawn of the Renaissance


Museum Lecture Hall

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Laura Llewellyn, curator of paintings, unlocks some of the mysteries surrounding Saint Luke the Evangelist by Simone Martini, an early 14th-century Sienese painter who achieved great fame during his lifetime. She answers questions modern viewers often have when looking at early Renaissance paintings: How were they made? Who were they for? And, what is their enduring appeal?

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