Giulio Cesare Procaccini, The Ecstasy of the Magdalene, 1618/1621, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons’ Permanent Fund. Public Domain.

A Superb Baroque: Art in Genoa, 1600-1750 opens at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. in September 2021 and entrance is free.

Described by the gallery as representing ‘the grandeur of 17th-century Genoa on a scope and scale unprecedented in the United States,’ the exhibition runs from 26 September 2021 until January 9 2022.

The presentation has been made possible through the collaboration of several institutions, including the gallery itself, the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome and the City and Museums of Genoa.

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