Enfilade

Exhibition | From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi

Posted in exhibitions by Editor on July 22, 2018

Giambattista Tiepolo, The Death of Dido, detail, 1729
(Moscow: The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts)

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Now on view at The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts:

From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 24 July — 14 October 2018

Curated by Victoria Markova and Giovanni Villa

With the exhibition From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts proudly presents paintings by eighteenth-century Venetian masters from the collections of the Museo Civico di Palazzo Chiericati in Vicenza (23 pieces), the Intesa Sanpaolo Collection – Gallerie d’Italia, Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza (9 pieces), and The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow (25 pieces). These works of art are shown for the first time together in one space, enabling visitors to see for themselves the full range of Venetian rococo paintings. Artworks on display are by outstanding Italian painters such as Giambattista Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista Pittoni, Luca Carlevarijs, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Giovanni Antonio Canal (Canaletto), Francesco Guardi, and Pietro Longhi.

Curators: Victoria E. Markova, Chief Researcher of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Custodian of Italian paintings; Giovanni C. F. Villa, Director Emeritus of Vicenza’s civic museums.

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