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Titian’s Danaë in Washington inaugurates Italy’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Titian’s Danaë in Washington inaugurates Italy’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union

| July 1, 2014

The Danaë (1544-45) by Titian, one of the masterpieces that best represents the Italian Renaissance, marked the inauguration today, in the nation’s capital, of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Representatives of the U.S. administration, members of the diplomatic corps, and the press gathered at the National Gallery of Art, where […]

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