Bellini, Titian, and Lotto: North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

Andrea Bayer Maria Cristina Rodeschini


Bellini, Titian, and Lotto: North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

Bellini, Titian, and Lotto: North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

  • Title: Bellini, Titian, and Lotto: North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo
  • Author: Andrea Bayer Maria Cristina Rodeschini
  • ISBN: 9780300179569
  • Page: 163
  • Format: Paperback



The Accademia Carrara of Bergamo is one of Italy s premier paintings galleries but remains too little known outside the country The temporary closure and restoriation of its galleries, housed in a grand neoclassical building in the North Italian city of Bergamo, has made possible a welcome collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, bringing to New York fifteen ofThe Accademia Carrara of Bergamo is one of Italy s premier paintings galleries but remains too little known outside the country The temporary closure and restoriation of its galleries, housed in a grand neoclassical building in the North Italian city of Bergamo, has made possible a welcome collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, bringing to New York fifteen of the Carrara s masterpieces by Venetian and North Italian painters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, including Giovanni Bellini s haunting Piet with the Virgin and Saint John, the predella panels from Lorenzo Lotto s celebrated Martinengo Altarpiece, and Orpheus and Eurydice, an ambitious composition fromTitian s early career.The exhibition and accompanyting publication illuminate not only the quality of the Accademia Carrara s holdings but also the unique position the museum occupies in the history of art, collecting, and connoisseurship in the northern Italian regions of Lombardy and the Veneto As the custodian of three superlative, formerly private collections those of the Bergamo native Count Giacomo Carrara 1714 1796 , who founded the institution in the late eighteenth century, Guglielmo Lochis 1789 1859 , and the great connoisseur Giovanni Morelli 1826 1891 the Accademia Carrara has served to transform the collecting practices and artistic pursuits of three individuals into a reflection of the cultural history of Bergamo, a civic minded vision whose influence extends far beyond the city s borders.


Recent Comments "Bellini, Titian, and Lotto: North Italian Paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo"

Great reproductions, not enough information (just 3 very short articles).

Useless. 90% of the essay content is about the museum. Many of the images are split between two adjacent pages and the binding doesn't allow the book to be laid flat.


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