James Tissot in Rome

Up to Feb 21st, 2016, from Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) is it to possible to admire the masterpieces of James Tissot, at the Cloister of Bramante.

An exclusive Christmas to admire the works of one of the finest players of the elite end of '800, between Impressionist influences and instances pre-Raphaelite, envied and loved in equal measure.

James Tissot (Nantes, 1836 - Buillon 1902) - painter whose art is still in some respects an enigma, French-born but British adoption and lived at ease between conservatives and liberals - celebrated in his paintings of the high life bourgeoisie brought into vogue in the Victorian era of industrial revolution and colonialism, transforming everyday life in heroic and celebratory, changing every gesture into a cliché is not lacking in originality.

Dart - Cloister of Bramante and Arthemisia Group, under the sponsorship of Culture and Tourism of the City of Rome, have strongly believed in the need to present to the public an Italian artist still not celebrated.

The exhibition, open until February 21, 2016, presents 80 works from international museums such as the Tate in London, the Petit Palais and the Musée d'Orsay in Paris that tell the entire artistic career of the painter and the influence on he had the Parisian environment and the reality of London, giving account of his sentimental streak and mystical, his incredible talent as a colourist and his interest in fashion.

Among the works on display masterpieces such as The Captain's Daughter and The daughter of the warrior both of 1873, next to the Gallery of HMS Calcutta (1886), which illustrate the main themes of his art always treated with psychological depth and evidencing his talent colorist and keen observer of his time.

The exhibition is organized with the exceptional support of the Museum d'Orsay sees as a sponsor and as a partner of the Trenitalia. The event is recommended by the channel Sky Arte HD.
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