The Borghese-Windsor Cabinet, Rome, about 1620. Ebony; statuettes in gilded bronze and silver; hard stones include lapis lazuli, jaspers, agates, carnelians, amethyst; ebony and ivory (removed) for the central niche. The J. Paul Getty Museum

Priceless Objects?: Tales from the Art Market


Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Senior curators at the Getty Museum join director Timothy Potts to discuss some of the exceptional recent additions to the collection. These extraordinary works of art come to the Museum after extensive efforts by the Getty team to identify, research, and evaluate them. Whether the art is acquired through gift, purchase, or at auction, behind each work lie stories of dogged perseverance and the skilled navigation of the notoriously complicated art market

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