50 Hagiwara Tea Garden
San Francisco, CA 94118
Region: Richmond (Inner)
Continuing the de Youngs recent series of strong loaner exhibits from overseas, the museum showcases works from Viennas Kunsthistorisches Museum the gilded palace that houses some of Europes most impressive art. A Whos Who of Renaissance painters from the 15th and 16th centuries anchor this fall exhibit, with Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese the ones who should inspire the most oohs and aahs. Titian is represented by Danae, his sumptuous interpretation of a woman from Greek mythology, and by Portrait of Isabella d'Este, Marchioness of Mantua, which shows the 60-year-old royal looking 30 years younger than she was. All of the paintings in Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power acome from the Kunsthistorisches Gemäldegalerie, or Picture Gallery.
Tuesdays-Sundays; Dec. 27-31; Tuesdays-Sundays. Starts: Oct. 29. Continues through Feb. 12, 2011