Until October 29, 2023, the Granet Museum presents the exhibition Naples for passion, masterpieces of the De Vito collection.
It is a prestigious collection of Neapolitan paintings of the seventeenth century that the Granet Museum invites you to discover this summer. Giuseppe De Vito (1924 – 2015) passionately collected the most beautiful works of the great artists of the Neapolitan Seicento. This collection, presented for the first time in its entirety, offers an unparalleled immersion in Naples from the seventeenth century to the death of Caravaggio. The Master of the Announcement to the shepherds, Caracciolo, Finoglio, Stanzione, Cavallino or Preti or Giordano... so many artists, so many styles, which offer us an exceptional panorama of painting in Naples and its tumultuous history...
Following the exhibition, the museum presents in an original way the seventeenth-century Neapolitan paintings from its collection, partly restored for the occasion.
About the venue
The Granet museum, cultural institution of the Community of the Country of Aix, offers on more than 4000 m2 a large crossing of artistic creation since Antiquity, the collections of French painting(paint) (The brothers Dwarf, Ingres, Granet), Scandinavian (Rembrandt, Rubens) and Italian (the master(teacher) of Flémalle) the from XVIth centuries till XIXth centuries up to the masterpieces of modern and contemporary art. The museum presents splendid donation so Philippe Meyer «Of Cézanne in Giacometti». The room devoted to Cézanne shelters ten masterpieces among which the recent acquisition, the Portrait of Emile Zola. In 2010, has come be added for 15 years the invaluable collection Stash established(constituted) of about 300 heads - of work.