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Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture

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Frick Collection / New York / Art

Though the Late Renaissance painter Giovanni Moroni is perceived by many as a documentarian, the portraits he painted say otherwise. Cast in dramatic shades of light and dark, his subjects in natural poses, with sensitively rendered facial expressions, each sitter seems to hold their own story in suspension. This virtual-reality tour provides lengthy descriptions of context and history. —E.C.

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