Exposition : « La riscoperta di un capolavoro », Bologne, Palazzo Fava, du 18 mai 2020
9 international museums, 16 panels and 300 years of anticipation, the great masterpiece returns home. This extraordinary event is celebrated at Palazzo Fava.Palazzo delle Esposizioni of Bologna and marks the reconstitution of one of the greatest masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance: the Polittico Griffoni by Francesco del Cossa and Ercole de ‘Roberti.
The Polittico Griffoni returns in its splendid entirety, 550 years after its realization and 300 years after its disintegration, in an exhibition that brings together all the existing panels for the first time, thanks to the astonishing loans of all the Museums: National Gallery in London, Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan, Louvre in Paris, National Gallery of Art in Washington, Cagnola Collection in Gazzada (Va), Vatican Museums, National Picture Gallery of Ferrara, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen of Rotterdam, Vittorio Cini Collection of Venice.
The event consists of two initiatives: one focussed on the Altarpiece, its meaning, importance and history, curated by Mauro Natale, in collaboration with Cecilia Cavalca.
The other, on the Factum Foundation and its work in the importance of technology in the preservation and sharing of cultural heritage, curated by Adam Lowe, Guendalina Damone and the Foundation team.