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The Civic Museum Of Alessandria

The Museum of Alexandria is located in the heart of the city within Cuttica Palace of Cassine and houses works and art objects coming mainly from the Alexandrian. In the first room, two Flemish tapestries of the seventeenth century welcome visitors. Next, the archaeological collection of pre-Roman and Roman Cesare Di Negro Carpani: acquired recently, is the result of an intense nineteenth-century collectors activities; for its historical and archaeological features, it is of particular importance within the current knowledge of prehistory and early history of the Alexandrian and Tortona. The remaining rooms welcome: the garments and valuable collection of illuminated choir books commissioned by Pope Pius V, born Antonio Michele Ghisleri, the only Piedmontese pope, during the construction of the Dominican monastery of Santa Croce in Bosco Marengo and All Saints; works dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Marengo; some important works of sacred Piedmontese painting of the '500 and' 600 as the charming altarpiece of the Coronation of the Virgin, by Gandolfino d'Asti.

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via parma 1
15121 Alessandria

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