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Art in the Age of Francesco Petrarca
April 6 – April 13, 1974
Main Floor, Galleries 1, 2, 3

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: More than 35 Italian paintings, sculptures, models, and pieces of furniture, from the time of Petrarch or closely related to his interests, were assembled from the Gallery's collection. This small, brief exhibition was presented in connection with the World Petrarch Congress, held at the Folger Shakespeare Library to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the death of Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374).

Image: Paolo Veneziano, The Crucifixion, c. 1340, tempera on panel, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1939.1.143