05 juin 2019

Getty Museum acquires Veit Stoss Corpus Christi, intends to acquire Wright of Derby painting

Corpus Christi (Face Detail), about 1490-1500, wood, by Veit Stoss (1447 –1533). LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today its intent to acquire Two Boys with a Bladder, about 1769-70, a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, which has not been on public view since the 18th century and was previously unknown to scholars. The Museum also announced the acquisition of Corpus Christi, about 1490-1500, a small-scale wooden sculpture depicting the crucified body of Christ by Veit Stoss. “These two works of... [Lire la suite]