view of The Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city. Trastevere can be considered the area of Rome where it is still possible to trace the fragments and force of popular Roman culture.
Cloister of the Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio today Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The cloister is used for temporary photographic exhibitions. Until October 2019 it houses the exhibition The different beauty. Italy from 2003-2018 of the Italian photographer Emanuele Mancuso disappeared prematurely in 2018.
Plaster cast of the Bocca della Verità or Mouth of Truth in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The mask is believed to unmask liars. The original of the marble mask stands against the left wall of the portico of the Santa Maria in Cosmedin church and attracts visitors who audaciously stick their hand in the mouth. It weighs about 1300 kg and probably depicts the face of the sea titan god Oceanus. Possibly it was used as a drain cover in the nearby Temple of Hercules Victor.
view of The Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Next the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions it houses temporary photographic exhibitions. The actual exhibition Unseen, Gazes on Europe in October will move to Minsk.
view of The Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Next the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions it houses temporary photographic exhibitions. The actual exhibition Unseen, Gazes on Europe in October will move to Minsk.
Cloister of the Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio today Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The cloister is used for temporary photographic exhibitions. Until October 2019 it houses the exhibition The different beauty. Italy from 2003-2018 of the Italian photographer Emanuele Mancuso disappeared prematurely in 2018.
Cloister of the Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio today Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The cloister is used for temporary photographic exhibitions. Until October 2019 it houses the exhibition The different beauty. Italy from 2003-2018 of the Italian photographer Emanuele Mancuso disappeared prematurely in 2018.
The chemist. Life-size scenes representing aspects of popular life in Rome in the early nineteenth century in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The Roman Scenes were created between 1930 and 1952, inspired by the works of Bartolomeo Pinelli (Rome 1781-1835). The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city. Trastevere can be considered the area of Rome where it is still possible to trace the fragments and force of popular Roman culture.
Trilussa’s Room in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The room in the Gallery of Roman Scenes is dedicated to the life and works of the great Roman poet Trilussa and displays a selection of objects from the poet’s studio and pictures to remember the artist but although the private man. The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city.
Trilussa’s Room in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The room in the Gallery of Roman Scenes is dedicated to the life and works of the great Roman poet Trilussa and displays a selection of objects from the poet’s studio and pictures to remember the artist but although the private man. The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city.
Watercolors of Ettore Roesler Franz in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The watercolors are located in the Gallery of Roman Scenes containing six life-size scenes of popular life in the nineteen century. The 40 watercolors of the series "Roma Sparita" - "Vanished Rome", or rather, quoting the painters own words, “Rome picturesque / Memories of an era that goes.” are a precious artistic documentation painted over the course of 20 years, from 1876 to 1896 that gave him worldwide notoriety. In his paintings and photographs Ettore Roesler Franz captures a disappearing Rome changed by the urban evolution of the city that in 1870 had become capital of the new born Italian State.
Watercolors of Ettore Roesler Franz in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The watercolors are located in the Gallery of Roman Scenes containing six life-size scenes of popular life in the nineteen century. The 40 watercolors of the series "Roma Sparita" - "Vanished Rome", or rather, quoting the painters own words, “Rome picturesque / Memories of an era that goes.” are a precious artistic documentation painted over the course of 20 years, from 1876 to 1896 that gave him worldwide notoriety. In his paintings and photographs Ettore Roesler Franz captures a disappearing Rome changed by the urban evolution of the city that in 1870 had become capital of the new born Italian State.
Roman Scene of a wine cart. Life-size scenes representing aspects of popular life in Rome in the early nineteenth century in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The Roman Scenes were created between 1930 and 1952, inspired by the works of Bartolomeo Pinelli (Rome 1781-1835). The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city. Trastevere can be considered the area of Rome where it is still possible to trace the fragments and force of popular Roman culture.
Roman Scene of the popular dance Saltarello in a tavern. Life-size scenes representing aspects of popular life in Rome in the early nineteenth century in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The Roman Scenes were created between 1930 and 1952, inspired by the works of Bartolomeo Pinelli (Rome 1781-1835). The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city. Trastevere can be considered the area of Rome where it is still possible to trace the fragments and force of popular Roman culture.
Roman Scene of the popular dance Saltarello in a tavern. Life-size scenes representing aspects of popular life in Rome in the early nineteenth century in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The Roman Scenes were created between 1930 and 1952, inspired by the works of Bartolomeo Pinelli (Rome 1781-1835). The museum was instituted in 1977 in the recently restored Carmelite convent of Saint Egidio. Transferring the material most closely connected to the documentation of daily life and Roman traditions to this new location in Trastevere was motivated by the idea to create a connection between the museum and this historical part of the city. Trastevere can be considered the area of Rome where it is still possible to trace the fragments and force of popular Roman culture.
Nativity scene in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. Created by Angelo Urbani del Fabbretto this crib represents the Rome of the 19th century and, like all the traditional nativity scenes, it narrows the social reality of the place represented. The street sign that remains the Vicolo del Corallo ran not far from Piazza Navona. The crib was for many years assembled near to Piazza Navona during the Christmas period. One of the few Roman families of figurinai (the artisans who construct the crib statues), which passed the tradition from generation to generation until 1944, was the Sgarzini-Carbone family, Francesco Sgarzini was the last of his family. He worked in the Vicolo del Cinque, in Trastevere.
Watercolors of Ettore Roesler Franz in the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. The watercolors are located in the Gallery of Roman Scenes containing six life-size scenes of popular life in the nineteen century. The 40 watercolors of the series "Roma Sparita" - "Vanished Rome", or rather, quoting the painters own words, “Rome picturesque / Memories of an era that goes.” are a precious artistic documentation painted over the course of 20 years, from 1876 to 1896 that gave him worldwide notoriety. In his paintings and photographs Ettore Roesler Franz captures a disappearing Rome changed by the urban evolution of the city that in 1870 had become capital of the new born Italian State.
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