An exhibition "Venice of the Renaissance" with masterpieces by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese opens in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

An exhibition "Venice of the Renaissance" with masterpieces by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese opens in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
19 May 2017, Friday

The exhibition "Venice of the Renaissance", which will present masterpieces of Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese, will open in the State Museum of Fine Arts named Alexander Pushkin on June 9.


"The project is dedicated to the artists of the" golden age "of the Italian Renaissance, it tells about the three greatest artists, it will include 25 of their major works received from different Italian museums, as well as from our collection, the Hermitage and one private Russian collection," said the director of the Pushkin Museum. Marina Loshak.


The organizers of the project emphasize that Titian Vecellio, Jacopo Tintoretto and Paolo Veronese played a decisive role in the formation of the European artistic culture and had an important influence on the development of the art of the subsequent centuries. In their works studied such masters of the XVII century, as Velazquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin.


The exhibition will showcase portrait works and works on religious themes - from compositions for private customers to large altar images, as well as works on mythological subjects. Among them - "Salome" Titian from the collection of the private gallery Doria-Pamphili in Rome, as well as his "Venus and Adonis" attributed by the project's co-ordinator, the main research associate of the Pushkin Museum Victoria Markova.


From the Venetian Gallery of the Academy will bring the altar compositions of Tintoretto - "The Last Supper", originating from the Church of San Marquola, and the "Baptism of Christ" from the Church of San Silvestro. Veronese will be represented by a composition on the theme of ancient mythology - "Venus, Mars and Cupid" from the collection of the Sabaud Gallery in Turin.


These works will be supplemented by "St. George with the Princess" Tintoretto and "Portrait of the Unknown" written by his son and assistant Domenico Tintoretto, from the Hermitage and "Resurrection of Christ" Veronese from the Pushkin Museum, which will first appear before the audience after a serious restoration.


 The exhibition will last until August 20, 2017

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