Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia
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Palazzo Venezia.
Established1921
Dissolved1929, reopened in 1943
LocationRome (Italy), Via del Plebiscito 118
Coordinates41°53′47″N 12°28′54″E / 41.8963°N 12.4817°E / 41.8963; 12.4817Coordinates: 41°53′47″N 12°28′54″E / 41.8963°N 12.4817°E / 41.8963; 12.4817
TypeArt museum
Visitors58,754[1]
DirectorEdith Gabrielli
OwnerItaly Republic of Italy - Ministry of Culture
Websitehttp://museopalazzovenezia.beniculturali.it/

The Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia is a state museum in Rome (Italy), housed in the palace of the same name together with the important Library of Archaeology and Art History.

Collections

The Museum preserves paintings by artists such as Fra Angelico, Giorgione (Double portrait, about 1502), Giotto, Benozzo Gozzoli, Guercino, Carlo Maratta, Pisanello (Head of a woman), Guido Reni, Giorgio Vasari, Alessandro Algardi, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, as well as pastels, sculptures, bronzes, majolica, terracotta, western and oriental porcelain, medals, seals, furniture, weapons, ivories, silver, glass, enamels, fabrics and tapestries.[2] It also preserves approximately 3,000 works from the Wurts Collection, which was formed by George Washington Wurts and Henrietta Tower and bequeathed to the Italian state on her death in 1933.
The external loggia (Garden of Paul II) houses a lapidarium.
The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions.

Image gallery

Transports

Notes

  1. ^ Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali, [1]. Updated on February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "History - Palazzo Venezia and the National Museum". museopalazzovenezia.beniculturali.it. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2017-04-28.