Fondation Bemberg
Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation

Lieu San Diego, USA
Année 2021

Manifesto Expo coordinates the international touring of Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation. Some 80 works of art from the Bemberg Foundation’s exceptional collection of Old Master paintings are exhibited at the San Diego Museum of Art.

San Diego Museum of Art, du 19 juin au 27 septembre 2021

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Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation showcases the Bemberg Foundation’s remarkable collection of artworks by Old Masters. These remarkable works of art are part of Georges Bemberg’s impressive collection which is usually displayed in the stunning setting of the Hôtel d'Assézat in Toulouse.

Curated by Philippe Cros, the Foundation’s director, the exhibition presents an exceptional collection of the Venetian School from the 16th to the 18th century, including Veronese and Tintoretto. The exhibition also features an extraordinary series of masterpieces by Cranach, including the mesmerizing portrait of Sybille of Cleves. 

Artists: Brescianino, Bassano, Benson, Boilly, Boucher, Bruegel, Canaletto, Carpaccio, Clouet, Cranach, David, de la Haye, Duval, Fyt, Giordano, Guardi, Houasse, Isenbrandt, Lancret, Largillierre, Longhi, Nattier, Nuvolone, Pater, Pourbus, Previtali, Robert, Romney, Tiepolo, Tintoret, Titian, Van Der Weyden, Van Dyck, Veronese, Vigée-Le-Brun and Wouwerman.

Manifesto Expo was commissioned by the Bemberg Foundation to identify museums to host the exhibition, negotiate the exhibition’s conditions and oversee the exhibition’s international touring: coordinating between the various parties involved, organizing logistics (packing, transport, insurance), installing/dismantling the exhibition, managing budgets and the exhibition’s calendar and drafting contracts.

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