Venice

Romantic city by excellence, Venice has also seduced artists. Whether it is plastic art, decorative art, music or opera, the City of the Doges has inspired them with its unique atmosphere.
Did you know?
The gondolier's singing inspired Wagner, during a night of insomnia, for a famous melody from the opera Tristan und Isolde.
" Venice! Is there a name in human languages that has made people dream more than this one? It is pretty, moreover, sonorous and soft: it suddenly evokes a brilliant parade of magnificent memories and a whole horizon of enchanting dreams. " Guy de Maupassant

Magnificent Venice !

24 September 2018 21 January 2019 Exhibition Finished
Having inherited a multisecular tradition, at the dawn of the 18th century Venetian civilisation dazzled in the visual and decorative arts, music and opera alike. The presence of great talents, such as the painters Piazzetta and Giambattista Tiepolo, the urban landscape painter or vedutista Canaletto and the sculptors Corradini and Brustolon, to name but a few, allowed Venice to cultivate a unique aesthetic and sense...