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May 8, 2019 English Language Meeting
May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rob Prufer Topic: A Bellini in Venice: Seeing the paintings of Giovanni Bellini in Venice, like sitting in a Venetian campo and enjoying the cocktail named after him, is a special treat. What makes Bellini a master of the Venetian Renaissance? And what can we know about his long life and career, given that so little documentary evidence survives? Rob Prufer is a long-time participant in Dante Alighieri Society of Washington activities, including serving several years as vice-president. He isan avid student of the Italian language and Italian art history. He shareshis passion for art history with his students at Newport High School and the wider public in his lecture series at the Bellevue Arts Museum, The Loggia Lectures.