12 juin 2011

Money and Beauty. Bankers, Botticelli and the Bonfire of the Vanities, on view @ Palazzo Stro

Death and the Miser, 1505-10. Jan Provoost (Mons 1462-Bruges 1529, oil on panel, 119.7 x 78.5 and 119.8 x 78.8 cm. Bruges, Musea Brugge, Groeningenmuseum. Masterpieces by Botticelli, Beato Angelico, Piero del Pollaiolo, the Della Robbia family, Lorenzo di Credi and Memling – the cream of Renaissance artists – show how the modern banking system developed in parallel with the most important artistic flowering in the history of the Western world. Money and Beauty. Bankers, Botticelli and the Bonfire of the Vanities, on view at Palazzo... [Lire la suite]