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Italian Hours offers visitors an exceptional opportunity to explore the public collections of Italian art housed in the museums and churches of Picardie. The exhibition takes its title from a travel book written by author, Henry James (1843 to 1916), in which he enthusiastically describes Italian monuments and art.
The exhibition takes place in four different locations — Amiens, Chantilly, Beauvais and Compiègne — and presents the main centres of artistic creation, from Turin to Naples, from the 14th to the 18th centuries. Two hundred and thirty one paintings, on loan from thirteen museums and eleven churches, provide the public with an overview of the scope and quality of Picardie's collections. The four exhibitions are organized in a chronological fashion, allowing the public to travel back in both space and time.
Amiens, Musée de Picardie
Primitive art (14th - 15th century)
10 March to 2 July 2017
Chantilly, Musée Condé (Domaine de Chantilly)
The Renaissance (16th century)
24 March to 2 July 2017
Beauvais, MUDO-Musée de l’Oise and Le Quadrilatère
Naturalism and Baroque art (17th century)
27 April to 17 September 2017
Italian Hours — Italian art from Primitivism to Rococo
Amiens, Beauvais, Chantilly, Compiègne and 14 satellite exhibitions in museums throughout the Hauts-de-France Region
From March to December 2017