Lorenzo Bartolini exhibition in Florence
Until November 6th 2011 at the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, you can visit the first major exhibition dedicated to Lorenzo Bartolini (1777-1850), an artist whose work played a central role in development of sculpture in Italy, Europe and the United States.
The exhibition is inspired by the extraordinary group of plaster models stored in Accademia Gallery and brings the highest level of quality Bartolini’s production, highlighting the wealth of artistic interests ranging on various topics ranging from those of an intimate nature and sentimental, to the monumental themes, in which, not infrequently, reveals his political participant in the historical events of his time.
Through the works on display are highlighted the most important commissions of sculptures, shown alongside those of decorative art produced by his studio, also in great demand by the protagonists of the cosmopolitan society that animated the cultural life of Florence, a must on the Grand Tour.
The sculptor also happy portrait painter, is wanted by all the major European figures of the time in music, literature, politics, high finance and investigates psychological subtlety in a series of memorable portraits, like those of M.me de Stael, Lord Byron, Franz Liszt, Gioacchino Rossini.
The Bartholin’s stylistic evolution is illustrated with 75 works. For the first time the nineteenth century will be visible again in Florence a number of important sculptures, testifying to the milestones of the affirmation of Bartolini.
The exhibition at the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence is open from Monday to Sunday from 8.15 to 18.50.
For information visit the official website of the exhibition. Phone: +39 055 284883
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