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The Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin presents the exhibition "From Tiepolo to Canaletto and the Guards" - the works of outstanding Venetian masters of the XVIII century from the City Museum of Palazzo Ciericati in Vicenza; The collections of Intesa Sanpaolo - Galleries of Italy, Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza; The Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin. The exhibition will feature 57 works, including 23 works from Palazzo Kierikati, 25 works from the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, 9 works from the Galleries of Italy - Palazzo Leoni Montanari. The exhibition is held under the patronage of the Embassy of Italy in Moscow.
The works from these collections, which have long won world fame, will be shown together for the first time in a single space, which will allow viewers to get a more complete picture of the diversity of the Venetian Rococo painting. The exhibition features works by such important Italian artists as Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Pittoni, Luca Carlevaris, Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Piazzetta, Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, Francesco Guardi, Pietro Longhi.
The Venetian School of Painting, which in the Renaissance presented Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese to the world, is experiencing a new period of brilliant flourishing in the XVIII century. Venice is becoming an important center for the artistic life of Europe, which is especially noticeable in the case of painting, marked by colorful, decorative and diverse genres.
The true spokesman for the spirit of Venice is rightly considered Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770) - the largest Italian painter of the XVIII century, in many respects continued the tradition of Paolo Veronese, the last representative of the Baroque in European art. His paintings and monumental paintings are distinguished by emotional excitement, dynamism of compositions and bright colorfulness.
In the XVIII century in Venice, a special type of urban landscape, called "veduty". It originates in works little known to our viewers Luke Carlevaris (1663-1730), whose compositions can be seen at the exhibition. Its genre flourished in the work of Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768), which captured the unique look and atmosphere of Venice, its everyday life and holidays. Unlike Canaletto, Francesco Guardi (1712-1793) saw his city differently. Not striving for the accuracy of the image, he created poetic pictorial fantasies, arbitrarily combining real motives and fiction. This type of landscape was called "capriccio".
The life of the Venetians of the XVIII century was represented in his works by the master of genre painting Pietro Longhi (1702-1785): sketches from life - secret visits, games, funny street scenes, depicting everyday events - became the main themes of the artist’s works.
Masters, famous for the Venetian school, did not always live and work in the capital: their talent artists often realized in small towns. Of particular note is Vicenza - "the city of Palladio", which is named after the famous Italian architect Andrea Palladio. He was born in Padua, but he left a significant part of the architectural heritage in Vicenza. One of the masterpieces of Palladio - Palazzo Ciricati, in which today is the City Museum of Vicenza, who provided his works for the exhibition at the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin. The audience will also be able to see in the exhibition works from the Palazzo Leoni Montanari (Galleries of Italy) in Vicenza, which introduces Venetian paintings from the XVIII century from the collection of Intesa Sanpaolo.
At the exhibition in the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin’s works of Italian artists from different collections complement each other: Canaletto’s famous painting "Return of Buchintoro to the pier at the Doge’s Palace" and two more works by this artist belonging to the Pushkin Museum will serve as an adornment for the exhibition in Vicenza, where the works of this outstanding painter are absent (in Venice itself you can find only a few works). In Vicenza there are also paintings by Bernardo Bellotto, the nephew of Canaletto, with whom the Moscow museum is rich. At the same time, the works of Giambattista Piazzetta are not represented in Russia, one of the best works of which, Ecstasy of St. Francis, will be exhibited at the exhibition. Little familiar to the Russian audience and the work of Pietro Longhi, an artist who devoted himself to genre painting. His small funny pictures, full of subtle humor, open up to the viewer the life of the Venetian aristocratic society. Also the works of Jambattista Tiepolo, one of the greatest masters of European painting of the XVIII century, which the museums of Moscow and Vicenza are rightly proud of, will be shown. Thus, at the exhibition his work will appear in a broad thematic range and in a variety of genres, from the plafond composition to the allegorical theme "The Time Discovering the Truth" (Palazzo Ciericaty, Vicenza) to the altar images written for churches and small easel paintings for private customers, among which the skill of execution stands out "The Death of Dido" (Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts). The group of landscapes, the capriccio Francesco Guardi, completes the exhibition chronologically, leaving to the descendants a unique image of Venice, an amazing city on the lagoon.
Marina Loshak , director of the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin:
"The Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin has worked closely with the museums of Italy for many years thanks to which he has the opportunity to organize exhibitions of Italian art of the highest level. Inspired by the high level of paintings of the Italian school, kept in the Pushkin Museum, the director of the Art Museum of Vicenza, Professor Giovanni Villa, offered to hold a joint exhibition uniting works from Russian and Italian collections. The exhibition will be an important step in the development of partnerships between Italian and Russian museums and will take place in two stages: first it will be shown in Moscow and then in Vicenza. "
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