In the year in which Venice celebrates and celebrates its 1600 years, and in which it passionately and tenaciously wants to return to being the undisputed capital of European beauty and culture, the great exhibition TRIBUTE TO VIRGILIO GUIDI opens from 17 September 2021 - 7 January 2020. with a look at the Sonino collection, a majestic anthology in which the entire artistic career of the Maestro, father and inspiration of generations of Venetian artists, will be presented. The music of another Venetian Maestro, Pino Donaggio, extraordinary interpreter of contemporary music, will accompany the public in this unprecedented journey.
The exhibition, included in the official programming of Venice 1600, presents 180 works and makes use of three exhibition sites.
The exhibition will touch another symbolic place of Venice: the Ca 'd'Oro. On the imposing second floor, with a view of the loggia overlooking the Grand Canal, paintings such as La Vecchia from 1915 will be exhibited, some still lifes, also from 1915, the Carabinieri at the turn of 1920, the Man who reads from 1927 and some Basins of San Marco, also from the late 1920s. In dialogue with these masterpieces, other masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, such as some portraits by Sebastiano del Piombo, Tintoretto and Bonifacio de 'Pitati and three small views by Francesco Guardi, as well as some Flemish still lifes, already present in the permanent collection of Ca' d 'Gold.