V Hall - Between the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Emilia and Rome
Rome and Bologna were the two main cities of the Papal States. Their cultural relations developed from the beginning of the sixteenth century and consolidated over time: Bolognese artists maintained a constant attention to the formal elegance of classical type, while Roman artists tried to escape from the limits of late Mannerism.
Prospero Fontana (Bologna 1512 - 1597)
Pietro Faccini (Bologna 1575/76 - 1602)
Cavalier d'Arpino (Giuseppe Cesari, Arpino 1568 - Rome 1640)