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Carracci’s celebrated ceiling to be cleaned

Carracci’s celebrated ceiling to be cleaned

Annibale Carracci’s ceiling frescoes in the Palazzo Farnese are considered by many to be one of the most influential Renaissance commissions in Rome. When the Bolognese artist’s love-themed cycle was unveiled in 1600 it was hailed as a masterpiece. Carracci’s mix of northern Italian naturalism and Roman idealism laid the foundation for Baroque art. Now, […]

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