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Exhibition of Gaspar van Wittel paintings opens in Belgrade

An exhibition of paintings by Gaspar van Wittel from the art collection of Intesa Sanpaolo, the parent group of Banca Intesa, was officially opened at the Historical Museum of Serbia in Belgrade last evening. This exclusive cultural event was organized at the initiative of Intesa Sanpaolo Board of Directors Chairman Gian Maria GrosPietro, who is on a visit to Belgrade.

The exhibition comprises van Wittel’s oils on canvas from the beginning of the 18th century, Veduta di Roma con Piazza Navona and Veduta di Roma con Piazza del Popolo. The two paintings are typical examples of the veduta genre of view painting, whose main founders included van Wittel himself. They are permanently displayed at Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano.

An exhibition of paintings by Gaspar van Wittel from the art collection of Intesa Sanpaolo, the parent group of Banca Intesa, was officially opened at the Historical Museum of Serbia in Belgrade last evening. This exclusive cultural event was organized at the initiative of Intesa Sanpaolo Board of Directors Chairman Gian Maria GrosPietro, who is on a visit to Belgrade.

The exhibition comprises van Wittel’s oils on canvas from the beginning of the 18th century, Veduta di Roma con Piazza Navona and Veduta di Roma con Piazza del Popolo. The two paintings are typical examples of the veduta genre of view painting, whose main founders included van Wittel himself. They are permanently displayed at Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano.

All art lovers can see the exhibition on the premises of the Historical Museum of Serbia until October 29, 2017.

Intesa Sanpaolo collection comprises around 20,000 art pieces, a significant number of which is permanently displayed in galleries that form a museum network called Galleries of Italy (Gallerie d’Italia). Gallerie di Piazza Scala in Milan hosts Italian art works from the 19th and the 20th century, Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari in Vicenza displays a collection of Russian icons, 18th century Veneto paintings and ceramics from Attica and Magna Graecia, while in Naples, Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano presents Caravaggio’s Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, along with works of southern Italian art from the 17th to the 20th century.

Galleries of Italy seeks to valorise artistic heritage of Intesa Sanpaolo through exhibitions, concerts, workshops, seminars, as well as educational programs. It represents an important initiative of the Culture Project (Progetto Cultura), a multi-annual plan of Intesa Sanpaolo activities aimed at promoting arts and culture. As part of the Culture Project, Intesa Sanpaolo also implements initiative Restituzioni focused on the protection of Italian national heritage, with more than 1,000 art works restored so far.

 

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