Venice asks the Louvre masterpiece of Veronese
ARTinvestment.RU   11 января 2010

Representatives of the Venetian political organization Progetto NordEst turned to Carla Bruni to help restore the famous painting "The Marriage at Cana"

Venetian political organization Progetto NordEst (PNE) asked the first lady of France Carla Bruni (Carla Bruni) to help restore Venice's famous painting by Paolo Veronese (Paolo Veronese) «The Marriage at Cana." By the end of XVIII century, it adorned the refectory of the Benedictine monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore, but in 1797 it was taken out by Napoleon in France and since then is in the collections of the Louvre.

In a written message to wife Nicolas Sarkozy (Nicolas Sarkozy) PNE head of the Department for Culture Bedzhato Ettore (Ettore Beggiato) expressed the hope that thanks to his authority, she will be able to convince the Louvre to part with this masterpiece. Count on the support Bruni, apparently, can the fact that she had previously spoken in favor of the return of fabric Veronese in Venice. Also last November, the wife of French President Cheney referred to the Fund, which is precisely located on the Venetian island of San Giorgio, a large archive of his father, Alberto Bruni Tedeschi (Alberto Bruni Tedeschi).

Requests Venetian Veronese masterpiece of return to his homeland came to the Louvre more than once. However, representatives of the museum still does not respond to them. They only agreed to produce using computer graphics great copy, which is September 11, 2007, to the 210 anniversary of the capture of Napoleon paintings, housed in the refectory of the monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore.

noted Bedzhati In his address, the Venetians extremely disappointed that they have to be content with just a copy instead of the original.

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