"Saper Fare, il Restauro," a collection of restored Italian artwork, will be exhibited at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts May 6-11.
Organized by the Italian Embassy in Hanoi, the event aims to foster better relations and offer insights in the process of heritage preservation.
Maria Teresa Castellano, an Italian restoration technician, will give a presentation on her experience restoring the works of Federico Barocci (1535-1612).
Thirty panels will go on display, accompanied by explanations in both Italian and English.
The exhibit will also be accompanied by a DVD.
Particular attention will be paid to examples of excellent restoration - including Leonardo da Vinci's Cenacolo, Raphael's Madonna del Cardellino and Saint Francis' Basilica in Assisi.
Italy has cultivated a unique expertise in restoration and has preserved countless masterpieces for consideration by future generations.
The exhibition aims to illustrate the history, legislative framework, theories and the techniques used in several restoration fields.
The presentations will focus on painting, sculpture and architecture.