Il­lu­mi­nat­ing ex­hi­bi­tion show­cases Piero di Cosimo

Timeless Travels Magazine - - ART ROUNDUP -

Gal­le­ria degli Uf­fizi, Florence, Show­ing from 23 June – 27 Septem­ber 2015

Piero di Cosimo: The Po­etry of Paint­ing in Re­nais­sance Florence fea­tures 44 of the artist’s most com­pelling paint­ings, in­clud­ing fan­ci­ful mytholo­gies, pow­er­ful re­li­gious works (one on loan for the first time from the church in Italy for which it was cre­ated 500 years ago), and sen­si­tive por­traits. Sev­eral im­por­tant paint­ings un­der­went con­ser­va­tion treat­ment be­fore the ex­hi­bi­tion, among them the Na­tional Gallery’s Vis­i­ta­tion al­tar­piece (c. 1489/1490).

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