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Rijksmuseum Twenthe shows unique Italian collection

Rijksmuseum Twenthe shows unique Italian collection

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The Rijksmuseum Twenthe in Enschedé comes with a unique collection of Italian artists such as Raphael, Giovanni Bellini and Titian. According to the director, it goes to a summary that has not yet shown before in the Netherlands.

The museum is showing two Works in Enschede, the netherlands: a Christ, and heads of angels. Of Raphael is also in the Netherlands no painting to be found, and it’s been a few years back that one temporarily in another museum to admire.

Furthermore, the visitors under more works by Tintoretto, Lotto and Moroni. These are also unique opportunities for the Netherlands, says director Arnoud Odding.

In a couple of Dutch museums is the art of the Italian renaissance, but according to Odding, “not much, and fragmentary”. The Dutch collection policy is “very focused on our own Golden Century”.

In the heart of the renaissance is called the exposition. “I think it’s great to see how the Italians and the Dutch in the art when each other were in contact and interacted.”

Thirty of the 45 to exhibit works from the Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo in the Italian city of Brescia, which will be renovated. In addition, the exhibition is supplemented with fifteen paintings from Venice and Florence.

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