DA REMBRANDT A VERMEER. VALORI CIVILI NELLA PITTURA FIAMMINGA E OLANDESE DEL ’600 (FROM REMBRANDT TO VERMEER – CIVIC VALUES IN SEVENTEENTH CENTURY FLEMISH AND DUTCH PAINTING)11TH November 2008 – 15th February 2009 This exhibition was dedicated to the Golden Age in Flemish and Dutch art, with a rich selection of works belonging to the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin. The development of the genre of domestic interiors demonstrates the reform of social values in Holland during the seventeenth century. Through the fifty five masterpieces displayed, amongst which Rembrandt’s Money Changer and Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Necklace, visitors were able to become acquainted with art and culture in the Netherlands during their ‘Golden Century’ and understand the aesthetic and social differences compared to Italy, regardless of the similarities due to the influence Italian art had on works by Ruben and van Dyck.
The exhibition was curated by
Bernd Wolfgang Lindemann
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