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"Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples" highlights the artistic legacy of Pope Paul III (1468–1549), whose patronage of Michelangelo, as well as of Raphael, Titian, and Tintoretto, illuminates a watershed moment in the history of Italian Renaissance art. The exhibition, featuring work by these masters and more, and largely drawn from the renowned collection of the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, Italy, presents 40 works commissioned or completed during the papacy of Pope Paul III, including drawings, cartoons, paintings, sculptures, and prints.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on display until June 10.

"Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples" highlights the artistic legacy of Pope Paul III (1468–1549), whose patronage of Michelangelo, as well as of Raphael, Titian, and Tintoretto, illuminates a watershed moment in the history of Italian Renaissance art. The exhibition, featuring work by these masters and more, and largely drawn from the renowned collection of the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, Italy, presents 40 works commissioned or completed during the papacy of Pope Paul III, including drawings, cartoons, paintings, sculptures, and prints.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on display until June 10.

"Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples" highlights the artistic legacy of Pope Paul III (1468–1549), whose patronage of Michelangelo, as well as of Raphael, Titian, and Tintoretto, illuminates a watershed moment in the history of Italian Renaissance art. The exhibition, featuring work by these masters and more, and largely drawn from the renowned collection of the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, Italy, presents 40 works commissioned or completed during the papacy of Pope Paul III, including drawings, cartoons, paintings, sculptures, and prints.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on display until June 10.

WHEN

WHERE

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/michelangelo-and-the-vatican-masterworks

TICKET INFO

Free-$15
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