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ORLANDO GROSSO E L’ARTE GENOVESE TRA MUSEI CIVICI E CONNOISSEURSHIP

 

Silvia Massa

 

Recensione di Andrea Leonardi, Arte antica in mostra. Rinascimento e Barocco genovesi negli anni di Orlando Grosso (1908-1948), Firenze, Edifir Edizioni, 2016.

 

This review presents a book by Andrea Leonardi (published in the series «Le Voci del Museo», 2016, n. 37) that by exploring new archival documentation aims at sheding light on Orlando Grosso’s thought and activity in his double role of connoisseur of Ligurian and Genoese art and Director responsible for the organization of the first civic museums in Genoa between 1948.