Benedetto Luti


Student of Anton Domenico Gabbiani
Teacher of Carle Van Loo

Benedetto Luti was born in Florence and trained there by the Medici court painter, Anton Domenico Gabbiani, before moving to Rome where he established a successful career, enjoying the patronage of Pope Clement XI and other leading figures of the church. Well known and regarded for his chalk and pastel drawings, Luti was considered one of the greatest artists in Rome during his lifetime. Maintaining a private teaching studio as well as fulfilling commissions, he was a dealer and connoisseur of great renown as well as a collector of artwork, amassing a drawings collection of over 15,000 pieces, and acting as an intermediary, buying and selling paintings for royal families and wealthy patrons.


Norman Rockwell Museum



Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day





Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website





Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

413-298-4100 x 221