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Courtiers feasting at elaborately set tables, knights in gleaming armor, a richly clad monarch presiding over elegant festivities—these are the images often associated with the medieval and…

LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum recently announced the acquisition of the Rothschild Pentateuch, a manuscript of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, known as the Torah. Its…

LOS ANGELES–During the seventeenth century, Dutch political and religious freedom as well as maritime trade and military strength ushered in an era of economic prosperity. In this…

Explore ancient art in a new way at the Getty Villa starting April 18. Travel through 3,500 years of ancient history and see over 1,300 objects from ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria, from…

THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM PRESENTS REMBRANDT AND THE INSPIRATION OF INDIA

March 13–June 24, 2018

at the J. Paul…

Court painters from the Mughal empire in India created detailed portraits of some of the most powerful and wealthy figures of the 17th century. These paintings traveled to Europe through trade,…

GETTY MUSEUM PRESENTS A QUEEN’S TREASURE FROM VERSAILLES: MARIE-ANTOINETTE’S JAPANESE LACQUER

The exhibition brings to the U.S. examples of Japanese lacquer…

THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM PRESENTS

OUTCASTS: PREJUDICE & PERSECUTION IN THE MEDIEVAL WORLD

January 30–April 18, 2018…