MARRIAGE OF THE VIRGIN

Mercoledì, 29 Gennaio 2014 on Mercoledì, 29 Gennaio 2014. Posted in Florence art news

Completed table by Rosso Fiorentino restoration

MARRIAGE OF THE VIRGIN
Is completed the restoration of the painted panel by Rosso Fiorentino, from Ginori Chapel of San Lorenzo Basilica, made on the occasion of the exhibition "Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. divergent streets of maniera" that will be held at Palazzo Strozzi from March to July 2014. Painted in 1523, the panel depicting The Marriage of the Virgin, was one of the last works that the artist created in Florence before going to work in France, where he died in 1540. Hence the proposal of Italian Ambassador in France, Giandomenico Magliano, for a presentation of the work and its restoration at Italian Diplomatic Headquarters in Paris. The exhibition at Italian Embassy in Paris has been further enhanced by collaboration with the Musée du Louvre, were will take place at a conference on the restoration.