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Mantegna and Bellini – Masters of the Renaissance

The exhibition «Mantegna and Bellini - Masters of the Renaissance» in the Gemäldegalerie illuminates the mutual influence of the two masters of the early Renaissance.

When Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) married Giovanni Bellini's (1435-1516) sister, one of the most artistically fruitful friendships of the Renaissance arose. The special exhibition brings the works of both artists together for the first time and shows their mutual influence. Mantegna showed Bellini the world of ancient art discovered by his former master Francesco Squarcione. Bellini in turn influenced Mantegna with his soft, idiosyncratic painting style.

An exhibition «Mantegna and Bellini - Masters of the Renaissance» by the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and the National Gallery, London in cooperation with the British Museum and under the patronage of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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10785 Berlin
Opening Hours
Sun and Sat from 11:00 to 18:00
Tue, Wed, Fri from 10:00 to 18:00
Thu from 10:00 to 20:00
Mon closed
Admission Fee
Mantegna und Bellini: 14 Euro
Kulturforum all exhibitions: 16 Euro
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Last edited: 3 May 2022