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Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.
Celling fresco, The Allegory of Divine Providence and Barberini Power by Pietro da Cortona, Palazzo Barberini Galleria Corsini 100 MASTERPIECES in blue and pink font on bottom orange banner.

100 Masterpieces of National Galleries Barberini and Corsini

Edited by Yuri Primarosa

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  • Special photographic campaign
  • An overview of the masterpieces of the two galleries for the savvy traveller
  • The first publication to include both collections of the Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica
Full Description

The National Galleries Barberini and Corsini contain paintings and sculptures of exceptional historical and artistic value. Page after page, through the masterpieces of many of the greatest Italian artists from the Middle Ages to the 18th century (Angelico, Raphael, Piero di Cosimo, Bronzino, Lotto, Tintoretto, Cortona, Caravaggio, Bernini, Reni, Guercino, Batoni, Canaletto) the reader can follow the development of art history. The collections also include artwork by Holbein, Murille and Van Dyck, besides a few antique pieces. In addition to the 100 entries, there are descriptions of particularly important elements that are part of the palaces’ architecture, such as Borromini’s spiral staircase, Bernini’s main staircase and the huge ceiling frescoed by Pietro da Cortona.

About the Author

Yuri Primarosa is a curator at the Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica. Among his most recent publications the catalogue raisonné of the drawings and paintings of Ottavio Leoni (2017) and the exhibition catalogue on Plautilla Bricci painter and architect (2021), one of the early female artists in Baroque Italy.

Specifications
Publisher
Officina Libraria
ISBN
9788833670546
Published
26th May 2022
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding Italy and France
Size
240 mm x 165 mm
Pages
232 Pages
Illustrations
135 color
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