Events

The Fifth Annual Distinguished Alumni and Scholars Lecture

The Department of Art HIstory presents

Dr. Jack Wasserman, Professor Emeritus, Tyler School of Art/Temple University: "Jacopo Pontormo's 'Virgin and Child with Saint Anne'".

Reception to follow.

This event is free and open to the public.  

Dr. Jack Wasserman is an acclaimed scholar in quattrocento and cinquecento Italian art, author of major books, scores of articles, recipient of prestigious grants, and is an elected Accademico Benemerito of the Accademia di San Luca in Rome. His talk focuses on this major Pontormo piece, paying particular attention to the complexities of its iconography and how the medallion depicted in it relates to Florentine politics and society at that time. 

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Art History, the University General Activities Fund (GAF),  and the Art History Distinguished Lecture Fund.