“De Fornaris works in the Hayez exhibition at Gam”

Three works from  Fondazione De Fornaris are exhibited in the beautiful exhibition “Hayez. The workshop of the romantic painter”, which can be seen at the Gam in Turin (until 1 April). Curated by Fernando Mazzocca and Elena Lissoni, it presents over 100 paintings and drawings which, often compared, lead to the discovery of the world of the painter (Venice 1791-Milan 1882). From  De Fornaris collection come “l’Angelo Annunziatore”  (1824) by Francesco Hayez, compared to the “Madonna Annunciata” by Pelagio Palagi, and “Ritratto di Massimo d’Azeglio” by Giuseppe Molteni. Hayez, one of the greatest portraitists of all time, participated in the civil life of Risorgimento in Italy, sharing its values, so much so that he was considered the equivalent of Verdi in painting. The exhibition, promoted and organized by Fondazione Torino Musei with Gruppo 24 ore, was created in collaboration with Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera,  from which numerous works come.


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