Masterpieces from the Vittorio Cini Collection shown off in his house of San Vio: Palazzo Cini Gallery.
From 8 April 2016, Palazzo Cini Gallery of Venice reopenes the doors to visitors
with a great exhibition that shows off the art collection of the leading 20th-century Italian collector: the industrialist and philanthropist Vittorio Cini
(1885– 1977). The second floor of the museum house will host the exhibition Rediscovered Masterpieces from the Vittorio Cini collection
, conceived as a temporary extension of the permanent collections of the Gallery: on display paintings from Venetian artists, some of which are shown off for the first time
More than 30 masterpieces
can be admired until 15 November 2016: unique pieces of art from Guglielmo Veneziano, Stefano di Sant'Agnese, Michele Giambono, Nicolò Di Pietro, Carlo Crivelli with its amazing Madonna Speyer
, Jacopo Bellini, Bartolomeo Montagna, Cima da Conegliano, Andrea da Murano and Giovanni Mansueti.
The magnificent beauty of Renaissance is represented by valuable works of Tiziano
, as the San Giorgio
painting, Lorenzo Lotto, Bernardo Licinio, Benedetto Diana, Giovanni Cariani
From the 18th century we can admire great painters of veduta from the classic Venetian school: Giambattista Tiepolo, Canaletto
and the two brothers Francesco and Gianantonio Guardi
- founders of the Venetian academy in 1756.
Three drawing album are exceptionally displayed: the series known as Fasti veneziani
, a collection of 58 papers illustrating events of Venice history.
The whole Palazzo Cini at San Vio is worth visiting once in lifetime. It was chosen to host the finest items from his immense collection, which had reached qualitative standards that very few similar Italian collections could rival: paintings, sculptures, glass works, porcelain, small bronzes, rugs and mirrors.
11 am - 7 pm (ticket office closes at 6:15 pm)
closed on Tuesdays
: € 10