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Exhibition March 1 − June 30, 2019

Mantegna and Bellini. Renaissance Masters

Major Exhibition"Mantegna and Bellini" in the Old National Gallery in Berlin, this is a story about two artists and relatives, the story of their fame, family, rivalry and personalities. This is the first exposition in the world history devoted to the creative connections of these painters.

Bellini made a career in Padua and Venice, and Mantegna became famous as the court painter of the influential Gonzaga family in Mantua. The brilliant compositional innovation of Andrea Mantegna and the atmospheric natural landscapes of Giovanni Bellini surprised the audience of the Renaissance - no one had ever seen anything like it before.

The exhibition “Mantegna and Bellini” gives viewers a unique opportunity to see rare paintings and drawings of two most influential artists of the Renaissance together in Berlin taken from collections all over the world.

The exhibition moved from the National Gallery in London.