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DO THIS BECAUSE...
- Relieve over 150 years of Brueghel artistic and familiar history
- Admire the great interpreters of the Flemish seventeenth-century splendour
- Admire works characterized by an extreme realism
- Be enchanted by the extraordinary pictorial perfection of the works exhibited
WHAT TO EXPECT
Visit the exhibit "Brueghel. Masterpieces of Flemish art" at the Palace of Venaria. It traces over 150 years of Flemish artistic and familiar history, showing the masterpieces created by the talented painters of a whole dynasty — the Brueghel family — from the 16th to the 17th centuries.
On show works by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Jan Brueghel the Younger, Abraham Brueghel, Ambrosious Brueghel. The exhibition celebrates the family of Flemish painters — great interpreters of the seventeenth-century splendour — analysing the revolution of their realistic painting. Generations of artists who made their mark on the great themes of the history of art in Europe.
The exhibition also presents some works by other selected artists, such as Frans de Momper, Frans Francken, Hendrick van Balen, Joos de Momper, and many others who contributed - together with the Brueghels, to create one of the richest and most fascinating page or the art history.
The moral judgment, sovereign nature, soldiers and hunters, travellers and merchants, allegories and parables, splendour and vanity, silent life, and the dance of the lasts: through these themes giving the titles to the different sections, the exhibition presents the captivating story of real life and the thorough attention paid for the world description. In the Flemish painting, according to Brueghel’s style, nature becomes the true protagonist of the human story. It is depicted with a figurative richness, a care for the detail, and a composition beauty never seen before in the painting history.
- Skip-the-line ticket to the exhibition "Brueghel. Masterpieces of Flemish art"
WHAT TO REMEMBER
- This ticket must be printed and presented at the entrance of the exhibition
- Last admission within one hour from the purchased time-slot
- Ticket cancellations or changes are not permitted
- 21 September 2016 - 19 February 2017
- Tuesday-Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm
- Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 9.00am-7.30pm
- Monday: Closing day (except on public holidays)
- Last entry: one hour before closing time
- Reduced: visitors 6-20 years old, university students, visitors over 65 years old
- Free admission: child 0-5 years old