Il Bambin Gesù delle mani
A Renaissance masterpiece,
a charming story,
a revealed mystery.
Alessandro VI Borgia, one of the most discussed Popes of the entire history of the Church.
Giulia Farnese, the very symbol of Renaissance beauty.
Pinturicchio, a great Renaissance painter.
Three significant characters tied from a mysterious painting.
The work has been so greatly searched for over the centuries to the point that it has been believed to never exist.
The fact is that, suddenly, a magnific cent wall painting of a marvellous Baby Jesus characterised by an enigmatic interlacement of five hands appeared, unvealing a secret story hidden for 500 years.
These are the protagonists and the events of the "Pinturicchio. Baby Jesus of the hands" Exhibition.
A peculiar and very special Exhibition, which succeeds in merging an unique and charming painting with a fascinating historical tale. A suggestive journey made up by memories and people, told by an extraordinary storyteller: Arnoldo Foà.
The historical reconstruction is strictly connected to the reappearing of this unpublished work by Pinturicchio and has allowed to reveal one of the most mysterious secrets of the art history.
Moreover, it states that sometimes the reality can be more fascinating than a fantastic novel.