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The Illusion of the American Frontier

From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016

Early booking is recommended

Edward S. Curtis
An Oasis in the Badlands (detail), 1905
Photography, gelatin silver. 15.2 x 20.2 cm
Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.

Thyssen Channel

  • Ghirlandaio and Renaissance Florence

  • with Gert Jan van der Sman
  • 23 June 2010

The exhibition offer the visitor a unique survey of Quattrocento Florentine art whose starting-point is one of the great paintings in the Museum’s collection, the Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni. Within this context the exhibition analyse portraiture in Florence through works by Botticelli and Pollaiuolo as well as Ghirlandaio himself and will focus on masterpieces associated with the marriage between Giovanna degli Albizzi and Lorenzo Tornabuoni. Finally, it include an important section on religious art made for private devotional purposes, bringing together not just panel paintings but also sculptures, manuscripts and other objects of the highest artistic quality.

© 2009 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Paseo del Prado 8, 28014 Madrid, España

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