Posted on: June 5, 2021 Posted by: Anna Lee Comments: 0


oday’s two most important museum exhibitions, in aesthetic, scholarly, and historic phrases, are The Torlonia Marbles: Amassing Masterpieces on the Capitoline Museum in Rome and Mythological Passions on the Prado, quickly to be on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Each took years to plan and present beautiful artwork, one one of the best of historical Roman sculpture and the opposite one of the best of Titian.

I wrote concerning the Torlonia present earlier this week and can write extra on this story concerning the connoisseurship of Roman sculpture. An outdated Roman aristocratic household, the Torlonias personal the best assortment of historical Roman sculpture

(Collezione Torlonia. ©FondazioneTorlonia. Photographs: Lorenzo De Masi)

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