Venice and Egypt Exhibition

 
From
01
Oct
2011
To
22
Jan
2012

Venice Port Authority, together with the City of Venice and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, promotes "Venice and Egypt", an art exhibition that will be held in Palazzo Ducale, Scrutinio Hall, from 1 October 2011 to 22 January 2012.

The exhibition investigates relations between Venice and Egypt during two millennia, from archeological discoveries showing relations since the classical antiquity, until the opening of Suez Canal.

Precious finds, artworks and unpublished texts show as Venetian masters like Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Tiepolo, Amigoni, Strozzi, Piranesi and Caffi, imagined Egypt.

 

Locandina della mostra Venezia e l'Egitto
Locandina della mostra Venezia e l'Egitto