" 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
24 September 201821 January 2019Exhibition 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...