The Vancouver Art Gallery welcomes some of the greatest names in European art with the opening of Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums on Friday, June 12. Tracing the Golden Age of Italian painting from the late 14th century to the late 19th century, this exhibition features masterpieces by extraordinary artists such as Sandro Botticelli, Giovanni Bellini, Titian, the Cavaliere d’Arpino (Giuseppe Cesari), Francesco Guardi, Domenichino and Salvator Rosa, presenting artworks produced in the principal artistic centres of Italy, such as Rome, Milan, Bologna, Florence, Siena, Naples and Venice. Subjects of the paintings include saints and religious figures, as well as scenes of Roman

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