Curated by: Monica Preti e Alessio Bertini
IN FABULA. Restored masterpieces from the Bigongiari collection opens in the headquarters of the Antico Palazzo dei Vescovi until 25 September 2022.
The exhibition offers the public a cross-section of exemplary Florentine painting of the seventeenth century, thanks to a nucleus of newly restored paintings from the collection of Piero Bigongiari, a well-known poet and man of letters who over the course of forty years had gathered a collection of paintings from the seventeenth century in Florence . extraordinary for quality, importance of the artists, interest in the iconographic themes depicted and relevance of the commissions. The collection in 2004 was acquired by the Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia and Pescia, today Intesa Sanpaolo.