The painting depicts the triumph of Virtue and Nobility over Ignorance, personified by three female figures.The painting was created by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, an Italian painter who lived between 1696-1770. The painting was created around 1747-48 and is an oil on canvas painting
Cruz will lead participants in a closer examination of this monumental masterpiece. During the event, Cruz will provide a detailed discussion of the painting’s historical context, allegorical significance, and artistic style, offering an immersive experience that will enrich the participants’ understanding of the artwork. Space is limited to 15 participants, so be sure to sign up at the Information Desk when the Museum opens.
The Norton Simon Museum is located in Old Pasadena at 411 West Colorado Blvd. For more information call: 626-449-6840.