Masterpieces from the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome

June 16 – December 2, 1996

West Building Main Floor

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: 10 paintings and 2 sculptures were on tour while the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj was being renovated. This was the first time these works of art, including Velázquez' portrait of Pope Innocent X and busts of the pope by Bernini and Algardi, had been seen in the United States.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery, London. The coordinator for the National Gallery of Art in Washington was David Alan Brown, curator of Italian Renaissance painting.

Related publication: Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Masterpieces: Paintings, by Eduard A. Safarik. Rome: Società Arti Doria Pamphilj, 1993.

Image: Installation view of Masterpieces from the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

Attendance: 101,253

Other Venues: National Gallery, London, February 22–May 19, 1996