VIRTUAL: The Discovery of a Masterpiece
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The host of this program, Mallory Mortillaro, serves as the Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, NJ. While she was cataloging the artwork housed inside of the Hartley Dodge Memorial she uncovered a masterpiece that had been lost to the art world since the 1930’s. After a year of research the piece was authenticated as an official work by Auguste Rodin. Mallory will share the story of how a simple art cataloging project evolved into a search for a mysterious piece’s provenance, and became one of the biggest art finds in recent history.
 
Speaker Biography:
 
Mallory Mortillaro serves as the Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation.  In this position she worked to authenticate an original Rodin sculpture, lost to the art world since the 1930’s.  Mallory holds a BA and MAT, both from Drew University.  She balances her work as an Art Historian with teaching 7th grade English.  She lives in Whippany, New Jersey with her husband.
 
Date:
Monday Aug 8, 2022
Time:
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
Contact:
Reference Desk    630-924-2730    bdref1@mybpl.org
Location:
VIRTUAL
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