Drapery Study, about 1517, Andrea del Sarto. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Artists and the Workshop in 16th-century Florence: A "Complicated" Relationship


Museum Lecture Hall

In 16th-century Florence, the tradition of artists' workshops began to change. Some artists moved away from the artisan model of permanent workshops, while others continued to maintain them. Louis Waldman, professor of art history at the University of Texas, Austin, explores the reasons for these shifts, including the lesser-known role played by some artists' wives.  

Learn more

Need help?

Contact us!

9 am–5 pm,
7 days a week

(310) 440-7300