April 2012

Michener Art Museum Exhibition

Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery is a traveling exhibition from the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. The exhibition features 45 works: two large tapestries and 43 paintings by Renaissance artists from the 15th to 17th centuries. This exhibition, along with related programming, will be presented at the James A. Michener Art Museum from April 21st – August 20th, 2012.
 
Oil paintings by legendary artists such as Botticelli, Titian, Tintoretto, Parmigianino, Cristofano Allori and their contemporaries will be on display. The exhibition has traveled extensively across Europe and this tour is the only time these masterworks will be seen in the United States, with the Michener Art Museum the only venue to host the exhibition in the Northeast region.

Check out some of the featured works below.  For more information on the exhibit and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

Alessandro Tiarini, Nativity of Jesus, Mid-17th century, oil on copper, 33 x 42.7 cm.

 

Fabrizio Boschi (Firenze 1572-1642), The Miracle of the Manna, 1594-1597 ca., oil on canvas, 144 x 229 cm.


Alessandro Di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli, Madonna with Child ("Madonna della loggia") (detail), ca. 1466-1467, oil on panel, 72 x 50 cm.

 

Pietro Liberi (Padova 1614-Venezia 1687), Annunciation (detail), 1670 ca., oil on canvas, 220 x 163 cm.

 

Luca Signorelli (and his workshop) (Cortona 1450 circa-1523), Detail, The Last Supper, The Prayer in the Garden, Flagellation, 1510 ca., oil on panel, 32.5 x 204.5 cm.