Following the successful exhibition in 2012, the Museum of Decorative Arts opens its doors today for a new edition of Marvels from Marche, a province in Italy, showing works from Perugino, Lorenzo Lotto, Titian and Guido Reni, among others. Aside from the works being marvellous in themselves, it is a marvel to see the exhibition here in Argentina.
Solidly curated — presented in chronology — starting with Pre-Renaissance and Renaissance works from the 14th and 15th centuries, the exhibition covers four centuries with 36 paintings. The paintings belong to public and private collections, museums and churches in Marche. Marche, the main supporter of the exhibition, is a region in the centre of Italy with a coast on the Adriatic Sea, historically an important route for trade. The region has also been part of the Papal States, which shows in the works on view. [...]