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Correggio and its importance for the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Correggio and its importance for the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

We publish below, as anticipated inBruno Zanardi's article last May 18, the article written by Francis Haskell in the book that Guanda published in 1990 on the occasion of the restoration of Correggio's frescoes in the dome of San Giovanni in Parma. ...
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Brescia, young entrepreneurs fund restoration of Moretto masterpiece

Brescia, young entrepreneurs fund restoration of Moretto masterpiece

The restoration of theCoronation of the Virgin with Saints Michael the Archangel, Joseph, Francis and Nicholas, a masterpiece by Moretto (Alessandro Bonvicino; Brescia, 1498 - 1554), has been completed in Brescia . The restoration of the work, which ...
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At the Castello del Buonconsiglio, an exhibition will investigate the D?rer case and the origins of the Alpine Renaissance

At the Castello del Buonconsiglio, an exhibition will investigate the D?rer case and the origins of the Alpine Renaissance

From July 6 to October 13, 2024, the Castello del Buonconsiglio in Trento will host the exhibition Dürer and the Renaissance in the Alps, curated by Bernard Aikema, Laura Dal Prà, Giovanni Maria Sara, and Claudio Salsi, and promoted by th...
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Two new exhibitions coming to Arezzo to celebrate 450 years since Vasari's death

Two new exhibitions coming to Arezzo to celebrate 450 years since Vasari's death

On the occasion of the 450th anniversary of Vasari 's death, two exhibitions are scheduled in Arezzo: one to trace the Vasari family's connection with Arezzo's ancient ceramics, and another that will present a selection of documentary evidence to fol...
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Brescia, finishes restoration of Andrea Marone's Madonna of the Milk

Brescia, finishes restoration of Andrea Marone's Madonna of the Milk

Important restoration in Brescia, where work has been completed on the Madonna Enthroned Suckling the Child by Andrea Marone da Manerbio, a member of a family of artists with deep roots in Renaissance Brescia. The restoration of the fresco, executed ...
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A rare family portrait of Lavinia Fontana acquired by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

A rare family portrait of Lavinia Fontana acquired by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Remarkable acquisition by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco , which on May 1 announced the acquisition of a significant work by Lavinia Fontana (Bologna, 1522 - Rome, 1614), the Ritratto di Bianca degli Utili Maselli e dei suoi figli, a rare and...
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How Pandolfo Petrucci's patronage changed the face of Siena in the Renaissance

How Pandolfo Petrucci's patronage changed the face of Siena in the Renaissance

A patron so splendid that he earned the appellation "Magnifico." Pandolfo Petrucci (Siena, 1452 - San Quirico d'Orcia, 1512) was one of the most powerful men in late 15th-century Siena , and his activities in the arts contributed substantially to sh...
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The role of graphics in the fortunes of Leonardo da Vinci's Battle of Anghiari

The role of graphics in the fortunes of Leonardo da Vinci's Battle of Anghiari

The great absentee in art history is the famous Battle of Anghiari commissioned from Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci, 1452 - Amboise, 1519) to decorate one of the walls of the Salone del Maggior Consiglio, now the Salone del Cinquecento, in the Palazzo Vecc...
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