Muscarelle Museum opens Michelangelo. Sacred and Profane Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti

. February 11, 2013 . 0 Comments

Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary presents Michelangelo. Sacred and Profane Masterpiece Drawings from the Casa Buonarroti, an exhibition on view February 9, 2013 – April 14, 2013, organized in honor of the thirtieth anniversary of the foundation of the Muscarelle Museum of Art in 1983.

Michelangelo Madonna and Child. Muscarelle Museum of Art.

The Casa Buonarroti holds by far the most extensive and important collection of Michelangelo architectural drawings in the world, from which a selection of highlights has been chosen. The twenty-six drawings selected for Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane are divided between studies for paintings and designs and plans for churches and military fortifications, including several major sheets never previously exhibited in the USA.

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is located on Jamestown Road on the campus of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. For more information about this exhibit or the Museum in general, please call (757)-221-2700 or visit www.wm.edu/muscarelle.

Category: Fine Art

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