10 September 2000 - 14 January 2001 | Conegliano, Palazzo Sarcinelli
curated by M. Goldin
Conegliano, the beautiful city of great history and tradition twenty minutes from Treviso, hosts on the same dates with respect to the exhibition Birth of Impressionism, an exhibition that is the natural completamentoe a logical extension. This exhibition allows visitors to have a wide, comprehensive and finally, how the Impressionist group developed its beginnings, through works that are not accessible to the public. It is well known that the work constituted on paper, especially for some, the real starting point to reach the final outcome of the painting. An example of this was such as Edgar Degas, whose designs first, and then pastels, remain among the most noble of Impressionism. The exhibition is spread over four of the five floors of Palazzo Sarcinelli, home became well known to enthusiasts over the last decade, the extensive analysis that was conducted on the Italian painting of the late twentieth century. Now, after the events of 1996 in Sutherland, in 1997 Monet to Morandi and 1998 From Factors Burri, this exhibition brings together approximately 70 works including drawings, watercolors and pastels. It focuses first on the painters of the Barbizon school such as Rousseau, Daubigny, Millet, Diaz, Corot and Courbet, among others, anticipated, however, by a beautiful landscape of 1832 diDelacroix. Then opens the dense chapter impressionist in the strict sense, with sheets of Manet, Cézanne, Boudin, Degas, Guillaumin, Jongkind, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro to name the names of the greatest. Museums, major galleries and private collections throughout mainland Europe and the United States offer the material for the prestigious initiative, thus placing even Conegliano at the center of a major international exhibition.