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Tintoretto

Celebrate the 500 year anniversary of Jacopo Tintoretto's birth and learn more about his painting, Christ washing the Feet of the Disciples
Date
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Time
9.15 am BST

About

Tintoretto's first biographer Giorgio Vasari harshly criticised the artist for his lack of artistic discipline and draughtsmanship; but the Venetian painter showed controlled use of drama in Christ washing the Feet of the Disciples, which originally hung in the church of San Trovaso in Venice. 

Was Vasari wrong after all? Join our Facebook Live on 19 September at 9.15am to find out.

Image: Detail from Jacopo Tintoretto, 'Christ washing the Feet of the Disciples', about 1575-80

Speaker

Dr Carlo Corsato
Dr Carlo Corsato is a Gallery Educator. Experienced in adult education, he teaches at Morley College and has lectured at the Courtauld Institute and University of St Andrews. He is passionate about history, digital technologies and audience engagement. His publications include ‘Lives of Titian’ and ‘Lives of Tintoretto’.

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Tintoretto

Celebrate the 500 year anniversary of Jacopo Tintoretto's birth and learn more about his painting, Christ washing the Feet of the Disciples
Date
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Time
9.15 am BST

How to watch

The broadcast will be shared on the National Gallery's Facebook page. It can be watched live on Facebook and a replay version will be available on the channel afterwards.