In celebration of the Uffizi exhibition, the Telfair presents the Mary Telfair Grand Tour featuring rarely exhibited works from Mary Telfair’s collection which she acquired primarily in Italy during her travels abroad.
The Telfairs visited European sites of cultural significance and the Uffizi Gallery was one of the “must see” stops on their itinerary. Mary Telfair also brought back art purchased during their travels. This exhibition will include a variety of works acquired in Rome, Florence and the low countries during the Telfair sisters’ 1842 and 1851 European tours. Among the works included are a portrait miniature of Mary Telfair, several works in the manner of Baroque painter Salvatore Rosa, and portraits of Vittoria della Rovere, the young Grand Duchess of Florence Continue Reading »