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Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented of paintings by the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) premieres at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this Sunday, February 1 through May 3, 2015. Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence will showcase some 44 of the artist’s most compelling works. […]

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Titian’s Danaë in DC to Celebrate Italian Presidency of EU Council

Titian’s Danaë in DC to Celebrate Italian Presidency of EU Council

| June 21, 2014

To celebrate the commencement of Italy’s presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), the Italian government is bringing to Washington’s National Gallery of Art, one of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance—Titian’s Danaë (1544–1545). “We are very pleased to continue our excellent cooperation with a prestigious institution such as the National […]

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