Guercino. Triumph of the Baroque. Masterpieces from the Cento, Rome and Polish Collections.

National Museum
Until 2 February 2014

Guercino (1591–1666), Saint Charles Borromeo at Prayer, 1613 or 1614, oil on canvas, Collegiata di San Biagio, Cento

A retrospective of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino. The showcased works come from various Italian collections. Apart from paintings one can see over 50 drawings, sketches and graphic works. This representative set of the master’s work is an opportunity for a deeper study of his achievements, for the first time presented in such a wide scope outside of Italy.