Giovanni Bellini: Landscapes of Faith in Renaissance Venice

Exhibits

This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to experience masterpieces by Giovanni Bellini (about 1430–1516), one of the greatest Venetian painters of the Renaissance. Landscape played a prominent role throughout his long and illustrious career, complementing his religious subject matter and enhancing the meditational nature of paintings intended for the private devotion of highly sophisticated patrons. Distinguished by a refined sensitivity to the natural world, Bellini transformed traditional symbolic motifs into convincing yet poetic depictions of the Venetian mainland, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the history of European painting.

Start Date
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
End Date
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Venue
The Getty

Giovanni Bellini: Landscapes of Faith in Renaissance Venice