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Lucretia, Virginia, and the Art of Botticelli

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Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA

Mar 30
Lucretia, Virginia, and the Art of Botticelli

SPEAKERS: Ramie Targoff, Professor of English, Co-Chair of Italian Studies, Brandeis University Stephen Greenblatt, John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University

Ramie Targoff and Stephen Greenblatt focus on the literary origins of Botticelli’s spalliera, the Story of Lucretia and the Story of Virginia. Join them to explore what the tales of both tragic heroines meant to Botticelli and his patrons, and why these violent events were chosen to decorate a Renaissance household.

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Adults $15, seniors $12, students $10, free for members and children 17 and under.

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