Ben Johnson: An Artist’s Perspective

Take a tour of the collection with artist Ben Johnson – discover how painters throughout history have constructed architecture and space.

Attributed to Gentile Bellini, 'A Man with a Pair of Dividers (?)', about 1500

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Ben Johnson considers the identity of Bellini's sitter. Could it be a mathematician who knew Leonardo da Vinci? Explore the changing world in Renaissance Italy where science, art and engineering were closely interlinked.

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More about this painting

A Man with a Pair of Dividers (?)
Attributed to Gentile Bellini
about 1500
 
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