YOUNG TINTORETTO

Through about sixty artworks, the exhibition (until 6 January 2019) retraces the first decade of the Venetian painter’s activity, from 1538, the year in which independent work by Jacopo Robusti was documented at San Geremia, to 1548, the date of the acclaimed success of his first public commitment, the “Miracle of the Slave”, for the Scuola Grande of Saint Mark, the current pride of that Venetian museum.

On this occasion, 26 exceptional paintings by Tintoretto are flanked by the permanent collection artworks of the museum offered according to a new perspective, and by loans from the most important public and private institutions worldwide: from the Louvre in Paris to the National Gallery in Washington, from the Prado Museum in Madrid to the Uffizi in Florence. Curators, R. Battaglia, P. Marini, V. Romani, the exhibition is accompanied by an important volume, published by Marsilio Electa.

Second exhibition (with the one at the Ducal Palace) of the important showcasing project that the Venice City Museums Foundation has developed since 2015 with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, organised in collaboration with the Galleries of the Accademia in Venice.

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