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Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery

April 21 – August 12, 2012
Paton | Smith | Della Penna-Fernberger Galleries

Alessandro Tiarini, Nativity of Jesus, Mid-17th century, oil on copper, 33 x 42.7 cm. Collection of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.
Fabrizio Boschi (Firenze 1572-1642), The Miracle of the Manna, 1594-1597 ca., Oil on canvas, cm 144 x 229.
Alessandro Di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli, Madonna with Child ("Madonna della loggia") (detail), ca. 1466-1467, oil on panel. 72 x 50 cm. Collection of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy.
Pietro Liberi (Padova 1614-Venezia 1687), Annunciation (detail), 1670 ca., Oil on canvas, cm 220 x 163.
Luca Signorelli (and his workshop) (Cortona 1450 circa-1523), Detail, The Last Supper, The Prayer in the Garden, Flagellation, 1510 ca., Oil on panel, cm 32.5 x 204.5.

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The work of major Renaissance artists traveled to the Michener Art Museum in the exhibition Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery. Drawn from the holdings of the incomparable Uffizi Gallery in Florence and curated by its director, Antonio Natali, the exhibition featured examples of art created between the 15th and 17th Centuries. Oil paintings by legendary artists such as Botticelli, Titian, Tintoretto, Parmigianino, Cristofano Allori, and their contemporaries will be on display along with two tapestries from the same period. 45 master works depicted scenes from the Old and New Testaments. Organized by Amici degli Uffizi of Florence, Italy, the exhibition has traveled extensively across Europe and will be hosted by a select group of museums in the United States.

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