Mantegna musée du louvre

For the first time in France, the Musée du Louvre presents an important retrospective exhibition of the work of Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506), the main representative of Renaissance ideas in northern Italy. His career took place, during the second half of the 15th century, in Padua and Mantua.The exhibition aims at showing, through his paintings, but also through drawings, engravings, manuscripts and sculptures, the career of this exceptional figure, the different influences which were important for him and, in turn, the powerful influence he had over several generations of artists.