June 11–October 10, 2016

splendor saturday videos:

Entire Playlist

Francesco Furini, Lot and His Daughters, c. 1634

Francisco de Zurbarán, Hercules Defeats King Geryon, 1634–35

Francisco de Zurbarán, Hercules and the Hydra, 1634–35

Juan Carreño, Saint Sebastian, 1656

Peter Paul Rubens After Titian, Rape of Europa, 1628–29

Guido Reni, Cleopatra, c. 1650

Circle of Anthony van Dyck, Diana and a Nymph Surprised by a Satyr, 1622–27

Peter Paul Rubens, Nymphs and Satyrs, c. 1638–40

Peter Paul Rubens, Fortuna, 1636–38

The Lapiths and the Centaurs, Peter Paul Rubens, 1636–38

Hendrik de Clerck and Denis van Alsloot, Landscape with Diana and Acteon, c. 1608

Paul Bril and Peter Paul Rubens, Landscape with Psyche and Jupiter, 1610 and after 1625

Jan Brueghel the Elder and others, Sight and Smell, c. 1618–23

Jacopo Tintoretto, Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, c. 1555

Titian, Venus with an Organist and Cupid, c. 1550–1555

Luca Giordano, Death of Nessus, c. 1696–97

Jacob Jordaens, Marriage of Peleus and Thetis, 1636–38

Jacopo Tintoretto, Susannah and the Elders, c. 1555


Mythology and Meaning in Rubens: A Joint Lecture, September 25, 2016

Nudity and Nakedness in Renaissance Europe Lecture by Jill Burke, June 19, 2016

Opening Lecture: Unveiling the Nude: The Story of Splendor, Myth, and Vision, June 11, 2016

A Clark Symposium: Whose Nudes? Painting, Collecting, Displaying the Body in Early Modern Europe

A fully illustrated catalogue accompanies the exhibition, with an essay by Javier Portús on the Spanish royal taste in collecting and the role of the sala reservada, as well as a contemporary response to understanding the nude in Renaissance and Baroque painting by Jill Burke. The catalogue is published by the Clark and distributed by Yale University Press. Call the Museum Store at 413 458 0520 to order.