Friday, December 9, 2016

PALACE OF THE NATIONAL BANK OF WORK

PALAZZO DELLA BANCA NAZIONALE DEL LAVORO
1936 Marcello Piacentini (1881/1960) in the Functionalist or Rationalist style softened by the light and shade of the bricks in the fa├žade
Frescoes by Achille Funi (1890/1972) and Amerigo Bartoli Natinguerra (1890/1971) representing the “Humble work of man”
Inside there is a small treasure of art masterpieces including:
“Judith and Holofernes” by Lorenzo Lotto (about 1480/1556)
“Madonna Albani” by Federico Fiori aka Barocci (1535/1612)
“Capriccio” by Giovanni Antonio Canal aka Canaletto (1697/1768)
The modern times are represented with paintings by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot (1796/1875), Giorgio Morandi (1890/1964) and Gino Severini (1883/1966)

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