National Gallery of Art

Join curator Mary Morton on a tour of highlights from the exhibition True to Nature: Open-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1870. Young artists of the late 18th and 19th centuries developed their skills…

Washington, DC — An integral part of art education in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, painting en plein air (in the open air) was a core practice for artists in Europe.

Join exhibition curator Andrew Butterfield on a tour of highlights from the exhibition Andrea del Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence on view from September 15, 2019 to January…

This 10-minute film explores the life and art of Alonso Berruguete, the revolutionary sculptor and painter of Renaissance Spain. Around 1506, when still a teenager, Berruguete traveled from his…

Narrated by Academy Award nominee Glenn Close, this short film includes new footage of the original settings of the artist’s works in Florence, Pistoia, and Venice.
Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488) was one of the most versatile, skilled, and inventive artists of the Italian Renaissance.
A distinguished painter, printmaker, and sculptor, Oliver Lee Jackson (b. 1935) has created a complex and original body of work that remains rooted in the human figure while drawing on all the…
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518/1519–1594), the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia with the special…