Masterpieces from the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome
June 16 – December 2, 1996
West Building, Main Floor, Gallery 56
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.
Other Venues: National Gallery, London, February 22–May 19, 1996