Docent Lecture: Power, Passion, Love, Lust: Drama Unfolds at the Legion of Honor Museum, Mina Shea

Joos van Cleve, Flemish, 1485–1540, "Lucretia"

Joos van Cleve, Lucretia, 15th–16th century. Oil on panel. Museum purchase, gift of the M.H. de Young Endowment Fund, 54651

Some of the most dramatic pieces of European art were created from the inspiration of passages from literature, in particular the Bible and the mythology of the ancient Greeks. From the works of the Legion of Honor’s collection, we will explore the great skill of European artists to depict the drama of literature and life.

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Lecture is free to the public. Museum admission is required.

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Cynthia Inaba