Judy Taylor will talk about recreating a masterpiece when she visits the Southwest Harbor Public Library on July 18. PHOTO COURTESY OF JUDY TAYLOR

Taylor to talk about recreating a masterpiece



SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Artist Judy Taylor will give a talk about her commission to recreate a 16th-century painting by Pontormo at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Tuesday, July 18, at 5:30 p.m.

Jacopo Carucci was born at Pontorme in 1494 and is usually known by the name of his birthplace. He painted in and around Florence, often supported by the Medici family. He studied under Leonardo da Vinci and other Italian masters. His later work was influenced by Michelangelo after a visit to Rome.

Taylor will discuss the details involved in recreating a masterpiece. She also will talk about the history of the painting and its backstory.

Call the library at 244-7065.

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