Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520

March 4, 2017—June 18, 2017
North Carolina Museum of Art

Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 is the South’s first exhibition surveying the development of Renaissance painting in Venice from the second half of the 1400s to the early 1500s. 

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The exhibition explores the city’s artistic and cultural evolution as it developed into an internationally recognized center of pictorial excellence. Glory of Venice features approximately 50 works, including major altarpieces, private secular and devotional paintings, and portraits. Twenty unparalleled loans from Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia, which houses the finest collection of Venetian Renaissance art in the world, form the core of the exhibition. They are joined by masterpieces from other institutions in Italy and the United States, including the NCMA. 

Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 is organized by the Denver Art Museum in collaboration with the North Carolina Museum of Art. It is presented with generous support from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Robert Lehman Foundation, and The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and Humanities. In Raleigh generous support is provided by the Ron and Jeanette Doggett Endowment. This exhibition is also made possible by the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources; the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc.; and the William R. Kenan Jr. Endowment for Educational Exhibitions. Research for this exhibition was made possible by Ann and Jim Goodnight/The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fund for Curatorial and Conservation Research and Travel.

Giovanni Bellini and assistants, The Annunciation, circa 1490–1500, oil on canvas, 88 x 42 in. each, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice, Italy



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