The exhibition unwinds chronologically allowing the visitor to embark on a journey through Italy and time. A unique experience to witness masterpieces of rare beauty, perfectly preserved with their bright colors, which reveal many aspects of European civilization. Timeless antique works, so close to us in their passions,reasonings and desires.
Curated by Giovanni Valagussa from the Accademia Carrara, lays out Western paintings from the 15th to the 19th centuries to zoom in on the changes in style over the time in the following display areas: Humanism and Renaissance, Venice in the 16th Century, Genres of the 17th Century, The 18th Century of civil discoveries and the end of the aristocracy, and The 19th Century from Romanticism to psychoanalysis. Works on display include Raffaello’s Saint Sebastian, Pisanello’s Portrait of Leonello d'Este, and Andrea Mantegna’s Saint Bernardine of Siena, Rubens's Saint Domitilla, and so on.