The Casa di Giulietta hosts the Dall'Oca exhibition

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La Giulietta's home, and above all the famous balcony, is one of the most visited attractions in the city of Verona. Until March 10 with the price of the entrance ticket (€ 6,00 € 4,50 for groups and seniors) it will also be possible to visit the exhibition held in its rooms: The skin of painting.

In collaboration with the municipality of Verona e Forti Palace, this exhibition is dedicated to the Veronese artist Angelo Dall'Oca Bianca, where his relationship with the female is explored. About thirty works exhaustive of the research of this painter very attached to his territory. As for the building, dating back to the XNUMXth century, it was for a long time the property of the Cappello family, whose coat of arms is carved on the internal arch of the courtyard. It is precisely the identification of the Cappello with the Capuleti which gave rise to the belief that the house of Juliet stood there, heroine of Shakespeare's tragedy.

La medieval residence inside it houses furnishings from the XNUMXth-XNUMXth centuries, frescoes relating to the events of Romeo and Juliet and Veronese Renaissance ceramics. The rooms on the top floor are covered by a trefoil wooden ceiling, with blue painted coffers and golden stars. In the courtyard there is the bronze statue of Juliet, work of the sculptor Nereo Costantini.

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