Dying Achilles in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The sculpture by Filippo Albacini dates from 1854. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Portico of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. It is due to the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Dying Achilles in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The sculpture by Filippo Albacini dates from 1854. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Dying Achilles in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The sculpture by Filippo Albacini dates from 1854. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Portico of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. It is due to the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Portico of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. It is due to the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Sculptures originating from the Academy collection in the Courtyard of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The courtyard is a work of the baroque architect Francesco Borromini who did important changes to the sixteenth-century form of Palazzo Carpegna. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
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The pain in the stairs of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The bust by Adam Lambert Sigisbert dates from 1733. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
The Academic Library of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The library, started with the beginning of the Academy, owns among others the complete collection of etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi and four books “About the symmetry of human bodies” by Albrecht Durer. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
The Academic Library of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The library, started with the beginning of the Academy, owns among others the complete collection of etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi and four books “About the symmetry of human bodies” by Albrecht Durer. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Ganymede in the Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster by Bertel Thorvaldsen dates from 1817. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster hall houses among others works by Bertel Thorvaldsen and Antonio Canova. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
The secret Cabinet of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The so called secret cabinet houses paintings originating from the Capitoline Collection and classified as obscene due to the nudity of the subjects represented in the nineteen century. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Venus and Cupid in the so called secret Cabinet of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) dates from 1632. The so called secret cabinet houses paintings originating from the Capitoline Collection and classified as obscene due to the nudity of the subjects represented in the nineteen century.The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Psyche and Cupid in the secret Cabinet of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by Benedetto Luti dates from the eighteen century. The so called secret cabinet houses paintings originating from the Capitoline Collection and classified as obscene due to the nudity of the subjects represented in the nineteen century. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
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Cabinet of the drawings of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The drawings date from the half of the eighteen century and exemplify an important aspect of the artistic formation. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Cabinet of the drawings of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The drawings date from the half of the eighteen century and exemplify an important aspect of the artistic formation. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Cabinet of the drawings of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The drawings date from the half of the eighteen century and exemplify an important aspect of the artistic formation. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Educational hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall exemplifies the work of the Artistic Academy including the admission exam and the academic competition with prices attributed once a year. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Educational hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall exemplifies the work of the Artistic Academy including the admission exam and the academic competition with prices attributed once a year. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Portraits in the Educational hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The portraits of the prìncipi (directors) of the institution are an important testimony of the history of the Academy of Sant Luke that have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Cortona. The hall exemplifies the work of the Artistic Academy including the admission exam and the academic competition with prices attributed once a year. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.
Portraits in the Educational hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The portraits of the prìncipi (directors) of the institution are an important testimony of the history of the Academy of Sant Luke that have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Cortona. The hall exemplifies the work of the Artistic Academy including the admission exam and the academic competition with prices attributed once a year. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive.
Educational hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall exemplifies the work of the Artistic Academy including the admission exam and the academic competition with prices attributed once a year. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Achilles that arms himself in the Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster by Emil Wolff dates from 1832. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster hall houses among others works by Bertel Thorvaldsen and Antonio Canova. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Three graces in the Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster by Bertel Thorvaldsen dates from 1842. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the landscapes of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The hall houses among others works by Ludwig Vanvittel. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Discobolus at rest in the Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster by Mathieu Kessels dates from 1830. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Alexander on the cart in the Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The relief by Bertel Thorvaldsen dates from 1812. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Annunciation to the shepherds in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by Jacopo da Ponte called Bassano dates from 1592. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Judith and Holofernes in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by Giovanni Battista Piazzetta dates from the eighteen century. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Supper in the house of the Pharisee in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by the french Pierre Subleyras dates from 1740. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Annunciation in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by Biagio D'Antonio dates from the half of the fifteen century. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
San Marco evangelist in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The clay model is an artwork by Andrea Corsali (16525-1605). The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Annunciation in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The painting by Biagio D'Antonio dates from the half of the fifteen century. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
San Marco evangelist in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The clay model is an artwork by Andrea Corsali (16525-1605). The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Lion in the Hall of the donations and wills of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The clay model by Gian Lorenzo Bernini dates from 1649-1650. The rich collections of the Academy of San Luke, one of the eldest in Europe, reflects 5 centuries of art history and houses among others artworks by Peter Ross, Carlo Maratti, Raffael, Domenico Pellegrini, Anton Van Dyck. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
The flora in the Plaster hall of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The plaster by Pietro Tenerani dates from 1835. . The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century,like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
Entrance of the Gallery of Palazzo Carpegna seat of the Academy of Saint Luke located in the Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca near the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy. The library, started with the beginning of the Academy, owns among others the complete collection of etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi and four books “About the symmetry of human bodies” by Albrecht Durer. The Academy was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. The Academy is still active. From the very beginning, the statutes of the Academy directed that each candidate-academician had to donate a work of his art in perpetual memory and, later, a portrait. Thus the Academy has accumulated a unique collection of paintings and sculptures, including about 500 portraits, as well as an outstanding collection of drawings, two libraries and the historical archive. The prìncipi (directors) of the institution have included some of the pre-eminent painters of the 17th century, like Domenichino, Bernini, Pietro da Cortona
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