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Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of the Department of European Paintings, compares the Met's Jabach portrait with a version that was destroyed in World War II in this blog post:

Featured in the 4th installment of our Invest In Art series, Hannah Dean’s ethereal, Rococo-inspired paintings capture interludes of opulence.

This is how to deal with a wedding crasher: At the wedding of Perseus and Andromeda, an unruly mob showed up, led by Andromeda's spurned suitor Phineus. Here we see Perseus thrusting the head of Medusa toward Phineus, which turns the ruffians to stone. #PerseusWeek #Perseids "Perseus Confronting Phineus with the Head of Medusa," by Sebastiano Ricci, Italian, ca. 1705-1710. Zoom in here:

Happy birthday to Claude Joseph Vernet! Here is his "Shipwreck" from 1772.

"Just imagine seeing an exhibition with not one, but several Mona Lisas. That’s how I feel about this exhibition.”–critic Edward Goldman, KCRW. Only 2 weeks left to see the spectacular "Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections" at the Getty Villa. On view through August 25th. [Mosaic Icon with the Virgin and Child, late 1200s, made in Constantinople. Courtesy of the Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens, inv. no 990]