Mantegna Prize at Museum Gonzaga, Italy
04 November 2017
The curators of the Prize were Francesco Saverio Russo and Salvatore Russo.
The prize-giving ceremony took place on November 4th at the Teatro Sociale di Mantova, and it is awarded to a limited number of international artists capable of standing out for their own art.
Andrea Mantegna, one of the most important and well-known 15th century painters, has lived in Mantua since 1460, working for three generations at the Gonzaga dukes. Joining painter and buyer is an extraordinary passion for the antique: surrounded by the collection of marbles of his lords, and by the bronze sculptor Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi, known as Antico, Mantegna creates the most convincing recalls of the classical world of all The fifteenth-century painting, the Caesar's Triumphs. He participates as a protagonist in the pictorial decoration of the famous studio of Isabella d'Este.
Marionne receive a personalized plaque and will be included on the precious catalog dedicated to Mantegna International Prize.