The Philhellenism Museum acquired a masterpiece by the great Italian Philhellene painter Ludovico Lipparini (Bologna 1800 – Venice 1856), depicting the death of Markos Botsaris.
The work is an oil painting on canvas, of the first half of the 19th century, measuring approximately 115 cm x 145 cm.
Lipparini has created 6 variations of this emblematic subject.
This important work will be exhibited at the Museum of Philhellenism from March 20, 2022.
Markos Botsaris was the central heroic figure of the Greek War of Independence, who inspired the philhellenic movement and many generations of artists, painters, writers and intellectuals internationally, throughout the 19th century.