The exhibition 'From Cimabue to Morandi. Felsina pittrice ', curated by Vittorio Sgarbi, intends to re-propose the principles and method of the scholar and to retrace the history of Italian art and painting between the end of the 13th century and the beginning of the twentieth century through the guiding line of Bolognese works and artists Of the twentieth century: from Cimabue to Giorgio Morandi, precisely, consecrated by Longhi as "one of the best living artists of Italy". The exhibition takes place in the Palazzo Fava hall, acquired by the Foundation and open to the public in 2011 after a long and accurate scientific restoration. The frescoes by Ludovico, Agostino and Annibale Carracci and their school, which adorn the halls, will be the precious and invaluable frame of a cultural and artistic journey that is articulated in a rich selection of paintings and sculptures from churches, museums, institutions and collections Private, sometimes not bolognese. For the first time, masterpieces such as the Madonna on the throne with the Child and two angels of Cimabue, kept in the church of Santa Maria dei Servi, the famous Estasi of Santa Cecilia, painted by Raffaello for the funeral chapel by Elena Duglioli, Oil in the church of San Giovanni in Monte (now in the National Picture Gallery), and the table of San Rocco and the donor of Parmigianino, kept in the basilica of San Petronio. These precious testimonies, often underestimated by tourist itineraries, add many more.
This hardback version of the exhibition catalogue is in very good condition. PLEASE NOTE: This book is in Italian.