Venice celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Venetian painter Tintoretto.
For this special occasion from September 7th 2018 to January 6th 2019 the Doge’s Palace presents various paintings and drawings by Tintoretto retracing the artistic career of one of the giant of sixteenth-century European painting.
The itinerary in the Doge’s Apartment will also show during the exhibition thanks to loans from important museums all over the world some prestigious private collections.
Tintoretto is the lead of a major exhibition curated by The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia and the National Gallery of Art in Washington and the Gallerie dell’Accademia di Venezia.
Jacopo Robusti known as Tintoretto, nickname from his father’s job, a dyer, left in Venice an indelible mark: the exhibition will showcase all his visionary, bold and wholly unconventional painting and many of his paintings in Venice will be restored for the occasion thanks to the support of Save Venice Inc.
The exhibition of the most Venetian artist of the Renaissance reveals the history of this painter for better understanding the meaning of his paintings that represent with an extreme sensitivity the strength and the drama of his art, with a fresh eye to the prospect and the light.
A great opportunity to admire one of the most influential figures in the pictorial panorama of Italian history!