Thursday, January 12, 2023

CiaoDC's Private Tour of Vittore Carpaccio at the National Gallery of Art


Discover the masterpieces of Venetian Renaissance Artist, Vittore Carpaccio presented in the first retrospective outside of Italy during a private one-hour tour at the National Gallery of Art on Tuesday, January 17, 1:00 p.m.  Led by Senior Lecturer,  David Gariff.  

A leading figure in the art of Renaissance Venice, Vittore Carpaccio (c. 1460/1466-1525/1526) is best known for his large, spectacular narrative paintings that brought story to life.  Celebrated in his native city of Venice for centuries, beloved for his observant eye, fertile imagination, and storytelling prowess, Carpaccio remains little known - except as a namesake culinary dish, "Steak Carpaccio."

Some 45 paintings and 30 drawings will include large-scale canvases painted for Venice's charitable societies and altarpieces for church alongside smaller works that decorated the homes of prosperous Venetians.  The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery and Musei Civici di Venezia, also the organizers of the CiaoDC celebrated 2019 exhibition Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice.

CiaoDC's Private Tour Tickets are $10 per guest. Lunch option available for additional fee.  Meeting Location will be at the Gallery entrance of 6th Street.  
For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.