23 janvier 2010

'Rome After Raphael' @ The Morgan Library & Museum.

Giuseppe Cesari (1568–1640), "Child Walking, Looking Over Its Shoulder". Black and red chalk, 12 x 8 7/16 inches (305 x 215 mm). Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910; IV, 161A. Photo: Graham Haber, 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- In the early 1500s, Rome’s majesty was a distant memory: its marble temples and palaces had been ransacked; its population was a fraction of what it had been in antiquity. Yet, over the course of the next hundred years, the Eternal City would experience an amazing rebirth, as a series of popes rebuilt and... [Lire la suite]