This Julia Margaret Cameron image (“The Rosebud Garden of Girls”) is informed by the artist’s faith and shows her drawing on medieval religious iconography in an attempt to connect the spiritual and natural realms. For more on Cameron’s work, you can download her catalogue raisonné from our Virtual Library. 
This image is available for free download via the Getty Open Content program. 

This Julia Margaret Cameron image (“The Rosebud Garden of Girls”) is informed by the artist’s faith and shows her drawing on medieval religious iconography in an attempt to connect the spiritual and natural realms. For more on Cameron’s work, you can download her catalogue raisonné from our Virtual Library. 

This image is available for free download via the Getty Open Content program. 

A beautiful day requires a beautiful book. Gardens of the Renaissance explores how illuminated manuscripts of the period capture the ways in which people at the time pictured, used, and enjoyed these idyllic green spaces. To see the book in action, click here

#NowReading is a series with thegetty that celebrates books, reading everywhere, and art. 

An Artist in His StudioRembrandt van Rijn Dutch, The Netherlands, about 1630 Pen and brown ink 
To learn more about Rembrandt’s drawings, click here! This image is made available via the Getty Open Content Program. 

An Artist in His Studio
Rembrandt van Rijn 
Dutch, The Netherlands, about 1630 
Pen and brown ink 

To learn more about Rembrandt’s drawings, click here! This image is made available via the Getty Open Content Program. 

Galleys for Manet Paints Monet are now in the building! 

Galleys for Manet Paints Monet are now in the building! 


Gustave Courbet’s Grotto of Sarrazine near Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne from the collection of the Getty Museum. For more about Courbet’s landscapes, visit our Virtual Library to read Courbet and the Modern Landscape for free. 

Gustave Courbet’s Grotto of Sarrazine near Nans-sous-Sainte-Anne from the collection of the Getty Museum. For more about Courbet’s landscapes, visit our Virtual Library to read Courbet and the Modern Landscape for free. 
Photography can reveal new & dynamic glimpses of familiar buildings or transport us to unknown & faraway places in the comfort of our own home. Click here to see more of Architecture in Photographs in, well, photographs. 

#NowReading is a series with thegetty that celebrates books, reading everywhere, and art. 

Photography can reveal new & dynamic glimpses of familiar buildings or transport us to unknown & faraway places in the comfort of our own home. Click here to see more of Architecture in Photographs in, well, photographs. 

#NowReading is a series with thegetty that celebrates books, reading everywhere, and art. 

Saint Andrew
Tomasso Guidi Masaccio
Tempera on wood
Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum
For an in-depth look at this piece, please visit our virtual library!

Saint Andrew

Tomasso Guidi Masaccio

Tempera on wood

Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum

For an in-depth look at this piece, please visit our virtual library!

Irresistible! Nature and Its Symbols on a bed of succulents in the Getty gardens. For the book in motion, click here. 

#NowReading is a series with thegetty that celebrates books, reading everywhere, and art. 

Irresistible! Nature and Its Symbols on a bed of succulents in the Getty gardens. For the book in motion, click here

#NowReading is a series with thegetty that celebrates books, reading everywhere, and art. 

"How well he has understood the exquisite nature of flowers!"—Octave Mirbeau (1848–1917), French art critic and the first owner of Irises
Irises 
Vincent Van Gogh
Oil on canvas
Los Angeles, the J. Paul Getty Museum

"How well he has understood the exquisite nature of flowers!"
—Octave Mirbeau (1848–1917), French art critic and the first owner of Irises

Irises 

Vincent Van Gogh

Oil on canvas

Los Angeles, the J. Paul Getty Museum

Celebrate the end of summer with Cézanne! Two Getty publications reveal him not only as an artist but as a man. Cézanne in the Studio is an incredible guide to the evolution of an artist, all through the lens of his beautiful and vibrant watercolors. The Letters of Paul Cézanne is a lively translation of Cézanne’s correspondence and delivers a spirited account of a man who had an unwavering dedication to his vocation and a profound anxiety about his work.