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Date:
From 23 June to 10 October 2010
Language:
English with Spanish subtitles

The exhibition offered the visitor a unique survey of Quattrocento Florentine art whose starting-point was one of the great paintings in the museum’s collection, the Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni. Within this context the exhibition analysed portraiture in Florence through worked by Botticelli and Pollaiuolo as well as Ghirlandaio himself and will focused on masterpieces associated with the marriage between Giovanna degli Albizzi and Lorenzo Tornabuoni. Finally, it included 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.