Domenico Ghirlandaio and Renaissance Florence at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

'The Adoration of the Magi' (1487), by Italian artist Domenico Ghirlandaio at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, Spain. The exhibition, features 60 artworks by several artists including Botticelli, Verrocchio, Filippo and Filippino Lippi to have a survey of Quattrocento Florentine.

MADRID.-
On 23 June the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
presented the temporary exhibition Ghirlandaio and Renaissance Florence.

Comprising a survey of quattrocento Florentine art, its starting point
is one of
the great icons in the Museum’s permanent collection: Portrait of
Giovanna degli
Albizzi Tornabuoni, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio between 1489 and
1490.
Displayed in conjunction with this masterpiece of Florentine art is a
carefully-chosen group of 60 works including paintings, sculptures,
drawings,
illuminated manuscripts, medals and various decorative objects. They
have been
selected to illustrate three key areas of art and culture in late
15th-century
Florence: the genre of portrait, the theme of love and marriage, and
religious
iconography. On exhibition through 10 October, 2010.

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