The Masters

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The great­est of Ital­ian pain­ters from the 14th to the 17th cen­turies are be­ing show­cased in an ex­cep­tional ex­hi­bi­tion un­der­way at the Musée Jac­que­mart-An­dré. The works are by pain­ters re­dis­cov­ered by Roberto Longhi, who was one of the lead­ing fig­ures in the his­tory of Ital­ian art. The show opens with a sec­tion of works by Car­avag­gio in­clud­ing the cel­e­brated and cap­ti­vat­ing Boy Bit­ten by a Lizard. The ex­hi­bi­tion also show­cases the the­matic and stylis­tic in­flu­ences Car­avag­gio had on his con­tem­po­raries in Rome and Europe no­tably through works by Carlo Saraceni and Bar­tolomeo Man­fredi who con­trib­uted to mak­ing popular the themes worked on by Car­avag­gio, no­tably the Christ and Bi­b­li­cal scenes. Mas­ter­pieces by Giotto, Ma­solino and Piero della Francesca are also present in the ex­hi­bi­tion. Through to July 20th 158 blvd Haussmann (8th), 01 45 62 11 59

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