|Colourful exhibition guide|
|Botticelli: Madonna and Child with six Angels|
We visited the Art Gallery of WA and were transported back a few hundred years as we looked round the exhibition of treasures that have never previously been seen outside Italy.
The Corsini were a powerful Florentine family from the time of the Medicis, and collected artwork for centuries in their palazzo on the banks of the Arno.
During WW2, the paintings were hidden away from the Nazi army in retreat, though one suffered bullet wounds in the process.
|Costume worn by Anna Barberini Corsini for the celebration of the|
unveiling of the facade of the Duomo in 1887
|Detail of bee embroidery|
|Barbieri: Saint Andrea Corsini (1630) with bullet holes|
made by Nazi soldiers
|Execution of Savonarola and Two Compatriots|
|Giovanni Santi (father of Raphael): Clio from the Muses|
for the Duke of Urbino
|JL in the bookshop|