Toulouse-Lautrec and James Tissot, the French art on display in Rome

Toulouse-Lautrec and James Tissot, the French art on display in Rome

Two important events related to French art are actually on display in Rome, with the exhibitions of contemporary art of Toulouse-Lautrec and James Tissot, two of the most interesting artists of the end ‘800 and’ 900.

Toulouse-Lautrec was a painter associated with post-impressionism and became particularly famous thanks to the many illustrations he made which have as subject men, women and vices of the French world during ‘800.

Lautrec had a special sensitivity linked to the human figure, and this feature was due to his physical condition, dwarfism, which caused him a not easy life.
The exhibition is very interesting and allows you to discover the works of this artist, including 170 lithographs, sheet music and posters and exclusive works that offer a detailed view of this famous artist from the early twentieth century.

The exhibition is divided in five sections:

Parisian Nights
The Celebrities
The women of the night
At the Theatre
With friends

Where: Museum of Ara Pacis, Rome
When: December 4, 2015 until 8 May 2016
Hours: Daily from 9:30 to 19:30
Ticket price: 11,00 € Full

For the first time in Italy, are exhibited in Rome, at Cloister of Bramante, the works by James Tissot.
The works of the French painter celebrate the Parisian environment in which he lived, and the comfortable life of the upper class of England, the country where he moved after the French-Prussian War.

The 80 works on display at the Cloister of Bramante, organized in eight different themes, come from the most famous museums around the world and include some of his best-known masterpieces as The Gallery of HMS Calcutta (Portsmouth) (ca. 1876) and The daughter of the warrior (1873).

Where: Cloister of Bramante
Via Arco della Pace, Rome
When: Until February 21, 2016
Ticket price: 13,00 € Full

 

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