Virgin's Marriage

Martedì, 04 Febbraio 2014 on Venerdì, 13 Dicembre 2013. Posted in Florence art news

Rosso Fiorentino's paint in exposure at Paris Embassy

Virgin's Marriage
On the occasion of the exhibition "Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. Divergent maniera ways"that will be held at Palazzo Strozzi from March to July 2014, is nearing completion on the restoration of a panel painted by Rosso Fiorentino, from San Lorenzo Ginori Chapel. Painted in 1523, the panel depicting 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 Italian Ambassador in France, Giandomenico Magliano, proposal of work and its restoration presentation at the Italian Diplomatic Headquarters in Paris, scheduled from February 4 to 28, 2014, the occasion unique and special to offer to the French public one of the most striking works of the Florentine Mannerist production, and at the same time enhancing, over Alps, restoration science and technique , of which Italy is at the forefront in the world. The exhibition at Italian Embassy in Paris, the value of which has been sanctioned by the contribution of Republic President, Giorgio Napolitano, High Patronage will be further enriched by the collaboration of Musée du Louvre, which will hold at the same time a study on paintings by Rosso Fiorentino kept in the Paris museum and on Fontainebleau School, in the Louvre Auditorium will promote a conference on the restoration and participate in catalog preparation.