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Florence: impressionist masterpieces at the Pitti Palace


by Nicoletta Curradi – From 24 September 2013 to January 5, 2014 Florence is home to the Royal Palace of the Pitti Palace a precious order viagra collection buy cialis of Impressionist painting . 12 masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay are presented in the Ballroom of the Winter Quarter of the Gallery of Modern Art .

The extraordinary event is the result of an exchange between the two major museum institutions French and Italian . In fact, the Musée d’Orsay , in a sign of reciprocity, lent 12 Impressionist masterpieces as a result of the important contribution of the Gallery of Modern Art to the realization in Paris, at the Musée de l’ Orangerie from 10 April to 22 July this year , the exhibition “The macchiaioli Impressionistes des italiens ? ” .

Superintendent Cristina Acidini says : ” This is a show that selective and deliberate , to distance dall’inflazionata custom of exposing a ” handful ” of Impressionist paintings to the organizers to ensure a successful anywhere in the world , it is proposed to renew for the Florentines and the international audience of Palazzo Pitti meeting with Impressionist painting within the frame of the comparisons , the temptations , the rhythms of which only the Pitti Palace is a repository ” .

19 masterpieces of the greatest protagonists of the movement Tuscan valuable addition to the album Zibaldone Signorini , went out for 3 months from the Florentine gallery , the institution that owns the most important collection of works of the movement macchiaiolo . So the Modern Art Gallery of Palazzo Pitti wanted to give their substantial contribution to this cultural exchange that highlights the synchronicity of feeling and similarities between research French and Italian artists in the second half of the nineteenth century .

Two Degas, Monet two two Cézanne, Renoir two two Pissarro, a Fantin Latour as well as a ‘ work of Paul Guigou on display may suggest further ways of study and research aimed at highlighting some of the possible contamination between the two cultures, French and Tuscan , which may have been an essential point of reference for the experiences of our twentieth century.

The works from the Museum d ‘ Orsay will welcome them exhibited two Pissarro The cutting of the hedge and the approach of the storm , as well as a small oil Alphonse Maureau On the banks of the Seine , which were part of the collection of Diego Martelli – critic ‘ art very close to the painters macchiaioli as well as an early proponent of Impressionism in Italy – and were linked by him to the museum with testamentary act of 1894. Martelli had always hoped the rest , and had written several times to combine these works with some paintings by Fattori, Gioli and other members of the movement macchiaiolo to demonstrate, through a direct comparison between the works , the similarities between the two languages .

The exhibition does not intend to expose these impressionist works and other leading exponents of the ‘nineteenth century French as a rare opportunity to reflect on the cultural and philosophical thought which had led to modern results so early as the 70 century.

There are two sections: the first the En plein air devoted to representations of external : the landscapes and the relationship with light and its vibrations , starting with a Washerwoman by Paul Guigou of 1860 , a study of female nude by Auguste Renoir , 1875 -76 , followed by Camille Pissarro , Footpath in the woods in the summer of 1877 , while the L ‘ approach of the storm , of the same year, the Gallery of modern Art as well as cutting the hedge in 1878 . Increasingly Pissarro A corner of the garden at the Hermitage in 1877 , while the table of Claude Monet in 1875 and depicting Les Tuileries , 1890 The Seine at Port – Villez .

The second section is devoted to the interior, opens with the Reader in 1861 , and proceeds with an interior of collective and social nature , the Rehearsal on the scene in 1874 , one of the masterpieces by Edgar Degas, then with the Portrait of a woman with a porcelain vase of 1872 to reach the two still lifes of Cezanne the Blue Vase of 1889-90 and Still life with open drawer of 1877-79 and , at the conclusion of the course, a portrait of 1911 by Augusto Renoir Gabriella with the rose.

The exhibition has been organized – as well as the catalog published by Syllables – from Simonella Condemi and Rosanna Morozzi and promoted by the Ministry of assets and cultural activities and tourism with the Regional Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Landscape of Tuscany, the Superintendence for the Historical, Artistic and Ethno-anthropological Heritage and for the Museum of the City of Florence , the Gallery of modern Art, Palazzo Pitti and Florence Museums .

In addition to the Impressionist masterpieces , outstanding loan from the Museum d ‘ Orsay, the visitor since 30 September with the same entrance ticket to the exhibition can see not only the permanent collection of the Gallery of Modern Art , but also at the ‘ A passage of Angiolini exposure nineteenth century. Acquisitions 2008-2012 , where he will present 30 works purchased by the museum itself or communicated to him by donation in that time interval.

Also by the end of October, in the same Andito degli Angiolini , there will be a staff of the painter Mighty , curated by Antonio Paolucci .

All these initiatives , along with free guided tours in the neighborhood of the Duchess d’Aosta every Tuesday until December 17th , documenting a very autumn of cultural events organized by the Modern Art Gallery Pitti Palace.

Photo: Edgar Degas ( Paris 1834-1917 ) Repetition of a ballet sur la scène ( Rehearsal on the scene ) , 1874, oil on canvas. Paris, Musée d’Orsay


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