Grand Tour Collection

Code B10B11S98S53

Selection of the best known and appreciated art objects of traveling collectionism. The most famous masterpieces of ancient art, as symbol of western culture and art, were collected by young artists, english, french and german scholars who embarked on the Journey across the Europe.

For example Goethe, who during his trip to Italy, collects many plaster casts of the masterpieces of ancient art as well as bronzes, painted portraits and decorative objects.

The collected objects, the so-called Souvenir, represented a motive of pride and real testimony of having explored and visited the most fascinating places of art and landscape of continental Europe.

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Material

Plaster, Resin