13 février 2013

Frick presents first U.S. exhibition on Renaissance artist Piero della Francesca

Piero della Francesca (1411/13–1492), Saint Apollonia, 1454–1469. Oil and tempera on poplar panel, 15.3 x 11 inches. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW YORK, NY.- Piero della Francesca was revered in his own time as a “monarch” of painting. Yet by the end of the sixteenth century his achievements had sunk into obscurity. During the nineteenth century, however, British and American collectors on the European Grand Tour rediscovered the master’s works and resurrected his reputation, and today Piero is widely acknowledged as... [Lire la suite]
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