November 9, 2012, 12:52 pm
Friday exhib: ‘Barocci’ at Saint Louis
This week’s Friday exhibition is “Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master” at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Barocci was a key hinge between the Renaissance and the Baroque. The exhibition includes nearly 130 works, including works on paper and major paintings, many never before seen in the United States. The exhibition was curated by SLAM’s Judith W. Mann, The National Gallery’s Carol Plazzotta, Babette Bohn and is accompanies by a catalogue from Yale University Press.
Federico Barocci, Self-Portrait, c. 1595-1600. Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Polo Museale Fiorentino.
Federico Barocci, Annunciation, 1582-84. Collection of the Vatican Museums.
Federico Barocci, The Madonna of the Cat, ca. 1575-76. Collection of The National Gallery, London.
Federico Barocci, Portrait of Francesco Maria II della Rovere, 1571-72. Istituti museale della SoprintendenzaSpeciale per il Polo Museale Fiorentino.
Federico Barocci, Study for the Head of the Christ Child for the Nativity, n.d. The Royal Collection, London.