All that Glitters: Life at the Renaissance Court

The Renaissance courts of Europe were meant to dazzle—courtiers feasting at lavish tables & knights in gleaming armor might spring to mind. This exhibition explores how the luxury arts, from illuminated manuscripts to textiles, helped construct the identities of the court elite.
, 'A Tournament Contest,' 1560-1570, J. Paul Getty Museum

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A Tournament Contest, 1560-1570

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, 'Derrer Family Tree from Friedrich Derrer,' 1626-1711, J. Paul Getty Museum

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Derrer Family Tree from Friedrich Derrer, 1626-1711

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, 'Eitelfriedrich I Hohenzollern,' ca. 1572, J. Paul Getty Museum

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Eitelfriedrich I Hohenzollern, ca. 1572

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, 'Chess Problem,' late 14th century, J. Paul Getty Museum

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Chess Problem, late 14th century

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, 'The Birth of the Virgin,' 1544, J. Paul Getty Museum

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The Birth of the Virgin, 1544

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