What? The Year of Italy in Russia.”O DOLCE NAPOLI”. Naples in the Works of the Italian and Russian Artists of the 18th – the first half of the 19th century
When? 9 December 2011 — 11 March 2012
Where? The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
GI comment: The exhibition incorporates paintings and drawing works inspired by the inimitable genius of this place. The basis of the display will be works by Russian landscape painter Silvester Shchedrin (1791–1830) from Tretyakov Gallery and artists of “Posillipo school” from Correale Museum (Sorrento, Italy). Other famed Russian artists like Kiprensky, Bryullov and Ivanov are also represented in portrait as well as in genre canvases – truthful depictions of the town life.