John Marciari
John Marciari is Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head, Drawings and Prints, at the Morgan Library & Museum.
Marciari, John
Marciari, John
United States of America
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Description: Facture: Conservation Science Art History Volume 4: Series, Multiples, Replicas
A distinct aspect of Paolo Veronese’s (1528–1588) work is his tendency to produce multiple versions of certain favored subjects...
PublisherNational Gallery of Art
Related print edition pages: pp.252-265
Description: The Young Velázquez: The Education of the Virgin Restored
Any discussion of the Education of the Virgin at the Yale University Art Gallery (pl. 1) must begin by considering it alongside the work that was its clear inspiration...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.13-31
Description: The Young Velázquez: The Education of the Virgin Restored
Donated to the museum in 1925, the Yale University Art Gallery’s Education of the Virgin—depicting Saint Anne teaching a young Virgin Mary to read—was long considered to be a work by an unknown Spanish artist. Considerably damaged, the painting was relegated to storage and never carefully studied until 2005, when John Marciari reattributed the work to Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), the most significant painter of the Spanish Golden Age. The extraordinary narrative of this painting and its reattribution is chronicled here, accompanied by a detailed description of the painting’s conservation campaign and thoughtful analysis of the artist’s technique.

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Print publication date November 2014 (in print)
Print ISBN 9780300207866
EISBN 9780300254440
Illustrations 38
Print Status in print