Posts Tagged ‘palazzo grimani’

Hiroshige. From Edo to Kyoto: famous views of Japan

Saturday, October 4th, 2014


By September 20th at the Museum of Palazzo Grimani in Santa Maria Formosa is exceptionally exposed the entire corpus of polychrome woodblock prints of Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), one of the greatest protagonists of the Japanese art of all time.
At the end of the 19th century his art fascinated and conquered Europe and its artists, including Van Gogh, who replied two of his operas with oil technique.
The exhibition offers the most famous and beloved images of the great interpreter, undisputed master of the landscape, called the “poet of nature“.


Paolo Veronese and the Stories of Esther

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

veroneseThe felicity, the verve of Paolo’s paintbrush is among the Wonders. There aren’t strokes neither paintings which are not sure (…). His way of painting has been as writing by an expert hand” A.M Zanetti, Dalla Pittura veneziana, Venezia 1771.

Hieronymus Bosch

Monday, March 14th, 2011

521px-Palazzo-Grimani-2After having hosted three magnificent masterpieces by Giorgione, the splendid halls of Palazzo Grimani, which today number among Venice’s most evocative exposition spaces, will now display, until March 20th, three works by another great protagonist of the Renaissance art: the Flemish artist Hieronymus Bosch.