The National Gallery - Mantegna and Bellini

A tale of two artists and brothers-in-law, ‘Mantegna and Bellini’ tells a story of art, family, rivalry, and personality.
Andrea Mantegna’s brilliant compositional innovation and Giovanni Bellini’s atmospheric, natural landscapes were groundbreaking – no one had seen anything like it before. Following their respective careers in Padua and Venice, and Mantegna’s fame as court painter to the powerful Gonzaga family in nearby Mantua, ‘Mantegna and Bellini’ is the first-ever exhibition to explore the creative links between these artists.
It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see in London rare loans of paintings and drawings from around the world by two of the most influential artists of the Renaissance.
 
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Giovanni Bellini, The Agony in the Garden, about 1458-60. Egg tempera on panel, 80.4 × 127 cm. The National Gallery, London © The National Gallery, London


can_signs_duration.JPG  From October 1, 2018 to January 27, 2019
can_signs_address.JPG  Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN (see map below)
can_signs_metro.JPG  Charing Cross
can_signs_website.JPG  www.nationalgallery.org.uk
 

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