The major exhibition dedicated to Andrea Mantegna , one of the most important artists of the Italian Renaissance. In his paintings, he successfully matched his passion for classical antiquity with bold perspective experiments and outstanding realism in his portrayal of the human figure.This is not only a monographic exhibition; it also includes masterpieces by leading Renaissance artists in northern Italy, who were in contact with Mantegna, such as Donatello, Antonello da Messina, Pisanello, Paolo Uccello, Giovanni Bellini, Cosmè Tura, Ercole de 'Roberti, Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi known as l'Antico, and last but not least, Correggio. At Palazzo Madama, from 12 December to 4 May.
The exhibition covers the artistic career of this great painter, from his prodigious early years to his well-established role as a court artist with the Gonzagas. It is divided into six sections highlighting some specific moments in his career, as well as some significant aspects of his interests and artistic personality.
Impressive multimedia projections precede and complement the exhibition in the Medieval Court of Palazzo Madama.