Voglia d'Italia

7 Dec-4 March. With the subheading Il collezionismo internazionale nella Roma del Vittoriano, this exhibition comprises the vast collection of paintings and sculptures assembled by American husband and wife George Washington Wurts and Henrietta Tower, who restored Rome's Villa Sciarra in the early 20th century.

Begun at the turn of the 19th century, the collection was subsequently donated to the Italian state and has been housed ever since - mainly in storage - at Palazzo Venezia.

The exhibition showcasing the most significant works from their collection, many of which were cleaned specially for the occasion and are on public display for the first time.

Highlights include S. Lorenzo by Donatello, Ritratto di giovinetto by Luca Della Robbia, and Ritratto di Federico e Irene Perkins by Nicola D'Asnasch (pictured). 

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Address Palazzo Venezia, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

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Voglia d'Italia

Palazzo Venezia, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy