165 Works of the Spannocchi-Piccolomini Collection Reunited

March 22 2021

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

News from Italy that 165 works from the Spannocchi-Piccolomini Collection have been reunited in the former hospital of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena. This includes works by Lorenzo Lotto, Giovan Battista Moroni, Paris Bordon, Sofonisba Anguissola, Sodoma, Albrecht Dürer and Albrecht Altdorfer. Amongst the most important works included within are a series of cartoons by Domenico Beccafumi relating to the floor of the Cathedral of Siena. This collection was formed in the late eighteenth century and was gradually disperesed amongst several museum collections in the twentieth.

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