Mariano Fortuny: A Wagner-Maniac.

Fortuny Parsifal

Visit the exhibition on ‘Wagnerism’ at Palazzo Fortuny.

To celebrate Wagner’s bicentenary birth the Fortuny museum organized an exhibition on the influence of Wagnerism -a true cultural fashion! – in the visual arts in Italy.
Mariano Fortuny, the Spanish artist who elected Venice as his home, was immensely fascinated by Wagnerism and dedicated to operas like Parsifal or the Meistersänger of Nurnberg several paintings which are now on display. The exhibition includes a wide-ranging documentary section on illustration, caricature, and poster design.

Fortuny: Moder for a theatre

Dress by Calugi and Gianelli

Palazzo Fortuny, first floor