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The picture gallery of the Accademia Carrara, founded in 1796 by Giacomo Carrara, is considered to be the fruit of Italian collecting and one of the finest European art museum. Over six hundred artworks are on display in the museum, arranged in 28...more
There are 2/3 floors of Renaissance art to Victorian . There are famous artists and many churches raided? 😊 it's well set out with descriptions in Italian and English. The staff are helpful as are the audio guide and map. It won't take all day...More
A wonderful art museum where we literally saw only 3 other people. It's heavy on Italian, religious art and the Renaissance however there some significant sculptures. Of course, as always, the audio guide is essential to better understanding many of the pieces. Two hours is...More
Visited here while on trip to Bergamo and found the permanent collection to be a pretty nice collection with reasonable collection of European painters. The Raffaello exhibition was a bit of a letdown with very few Raffaello works and the exhibition expanded with works that...More
We were lured here by a show of Raffaello, the Renaissance painter who died from illness caused by having vigorous sex with his mistress and is now buried in Pantheon in Rome. They have put the show at the modern museum across the street, the...More
Some of the most beautiful paintings of Raffaello you can visit....and a special collection just in front of the Accademia Carrara ,than you can have an easy walk to the oldest and ancient part of the city. In Bergamo the old Piazza Vecchia is amazing...More