The Hungarian self-portraits at Uffizi

Venerdì, 11 Ottobre 2013 on Lunedì, 11 Novembre 2013. Posted in Uffizi's News

Uffizi Gallery, San Pier Scheraggio

The Hungarian self-portraits at Uffizi
11-10-2013 / 30-11-2013 The exhibition, dedicated to Miklós Boskovits, known Hungarian art historian who died in 2011, is also a cultural recognition of the friendship between Italy and Hungary, which is celebrated in this 2013. Twenty-three works from the Uffizi Gallery's self-portraits collection documenting the evolution of Hungarian figured art through self-portraits that artists have achieved for the Uffizi, in particular between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, such as László Lakner, that for the exhibition gave a second self-portrait, painted in 2010, after that in 1970 - already tied to the Gallery in 2000. The first self-portrait in the gallery was Károly Markó's portrait, in 1872, while the oldest effigy is Kupeczky János portrait (1667-1740).