Franchetti Palace - Veneto Institute of Science, Letters and Art


The Faces of Art: From the Uffizi Collection - Open to the public through 6 May 2007


An exhibition without precedence, offering the renowned collection of self-portraits from the Uffizi Galleries on display in Venice. Some seventy of the finest self-portraits illustrate the history of face rendering: from the Renaissance through the 19th century to our days.


Among the featured artists on this time-traveling jouney are Raffaello, Tintoretto, Giudo Reni, Annibale Carracci, Francesco Hayez, Giovanni Fattori, Boldini, Balla, Carrà and Chagal. Curated by Giovanna Giusti and Maria Sframeli.


Catalogue published by Skira. Open daily from 10 am to 7 pm