30 octobre 2013

Exhibition at Museo Fondazione Roma presents riches from a Neapolitan treasure trove

Matteo Treglia, Mitra, 1713, gilded silver, diamonds, rubies, emeralds and garnets. ROME.- Never before has such a considerable amount of masterpieces belonging to the most important collection of goldsmith art in the world, together with original documents, paintings, drawings, vestments and church plate, been exhibited beyond the walls of Naples.  This exhibition offers an opportunity to investigate the inestimable artistic and cultural value of the treasure of Saint Januarius from a scientific point of view.  The... [Lire la suite]