Palatine Gallery (Pitti Palace)
June 30, 2015
November 15, 2015
The exhibition Carlo Dolci, Firenze 1616-1687 at the Palatine Gallery in Florence is dedicated to the Florentine painter of the Baroque period, known for his highly detailed finishing which is almost hyper-realistic.
Almost one hundred works by Carlo Dolci are on display, including paintings and drawings from renowned Florentine museums, as well as from collections abroad, like the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, the Staatliche Museen in Berlin, the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Alte Pinakothek in Munich, the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid.
The British Royal Collection, the art collection of the British Royal Family, contributes to the exhibition with the masterpiece Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist, never before exhibited in Italy.
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