28 April 2014

Barocco dal Santo Sepolcro. L’immagine di Gerusalemme nelle Prealpi

Galleria Canesso, Lugano (Switzerland).   11/04/2014 – 01/06/2014

This exhibit showcases five paintings in canvas and one silver relief in Neapolitan Baroque style. These magnificent works of art were donated by the Kingdom of Naples and Spain to the Custody of the Holy Land in the 16th and 17th century. The paintings were executed by some of the most celebrated artists from Naples in that era. Two of them come from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and had never left Jerusalem before.

Pieces on loan: Three paintings by Francesco de Mura, and one by the Master of the Annunciation and Paolo de Matteis, as well as a silver relief attributed to the de Blasio workshop.

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