The Royal Palace of Caserta focuses an exhibit on the artist’s duality

Apr 17, 2014 911

The Royal Palace in Caserta opens its historic apartments to host Secret Vanvitelli: His Painters from Conca to Giaquinto (La Cathedra Petri) until October 31st.

The exposition sheds light on Luigi Vanvitelli the painter, and Vanvitelli the artist-inventor of decorative art, while at the same time looking at works by some of his most esteemed colleagues: think paintings from Sebastiano Conca, asked by Vanvitelli to take on important commissions in Naples; and Corrado Giaquinto, Rococò generation-artist and first painter in the Court of Naples.

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