Passions & Places

Scoperte nelle Marche intorno a De Magistris

“Discoveries about
De Magistris in Le Marche”

Palazzo dei Cardinali Pallotta

20 Marzo – 8 Giugno 2008


“Simone De Magistris, a visionary painter between Lotto and El Greco” Arts show has been visited by a large audience in its 2007 edition.

The revived interest in the painter has brought about the discovery of other works either by him or by some of his followers.

Many are also the paintings that have experienced a renewed interest from the audience in the Count reformed Maneristic artistic stream.

As a follow up of the discoveries propelled by the recent exhibition a new one “Discoveries about De Magistris in Le Marche” by Vittorio Sgarbi opened on 20th March .

It is set in Palazzo Cardianali Pallotta, an architecture jewel of the late 1500. 

A group of 30 works are on show. Some of them are less known and some are at their first exhibition.

Among the new found ones the altar piece by Paolo Piazza in Collegiata in Cupramontana and a lot of more of so far unknown pieces of Arts among which feature some of Lorenzo Lotto’s works are to be seen. 

For the first time ever Simone De Magistris can be seen as a sculptor.

His first Madonna and Child, discovered in San Francesco Church in Force, after a long restoration will finally be on show.

You will also be taken on a virtual tour of the chapel of Macereto Sanctuary in Visso, Macerata.

It is a unique expression of the eclectic De Magistris.

The Palace also offers the chance of enriching the visit with the marvellous Stanza del Paradiso.

It was wanted by the Cardinal Evangelista Pallotta.

Several hunting scenes are depicted in that that was once a studio, now the treasure of the entire palace.

Once out walk to the Pallotta Castle, recently restored and opened to the public.

It is one of the unique places in Italy still furnished.

The magic of the place wraps the entire surroundings.

The rolling Le Marche hills, the medieval hamlets that surround Caldarola and the numberless examples of arts and culture together with a stunning natural setting welcome tourist in a unforgettable experience.


by Marion Grazioli
Translated by Guendalina Santini

for  Paradise Possible  

Sponsored by
Comune di Caldarola


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