First Female Director of the Vatican Museums Takes Up Post Today
Having served as the Head of the Prints and Drawings Collection of the Vatican Library from 1996 to 2010, Jatta has since worked as the Vice Director. She will replace Italian culture minister Antonio Paolucci, who assumed the role in 2007.
Hannah McGivern and Arianna Antoniutti, “Pope Francis appoints Vatican Museums’ first female director” (The Art Newspaper, 21 December 2016).
Rachel Donadio, “Vatican Museums Get First Female Director” ( New York Times, 21 December 2016).
Images courtesy of La Repubblica/The Art Newspaper.
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