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The Museum of Barletta is located in the historic city center, within the historic castle. The museum was founded at the end of the nineteenth century with a core group of archaeological finds donated by citizens. With the subsequent donations collected have been increased considerably. The exhibition is divided into three main sections: the ancient gallery, the gallery of the nineteenth century and the "Ferdinando Cafiero gallery". The Ancient gallery includes more than 50 works dating from the late fourteenth century and the second half of the eighteenth century. Among the major artists are: Francesco Solimena, Andrea Vaccaro, Luca Giordano, Giambattista Tiepolo, Mattia Preti and many others. The most relevant issues are certainly those of the school of Raphael and Leonardo, the still life and the court painting. The nineteenth Gallery houses nearly 40 paintings by De Nittis, Irolli, Cammarano, Palizzi, Toma and Netti. A small group of works focuses on the theme of nudes, models and designs the landscape. He concluded the path of Ferdinando Cafiero gallery with wooden objects, bronze, iron, copper, marble, terracotta, paintings, prints and engravings. The Museum houses temporary exhibitions and cultural events.

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Piazza Castello - Castello Svevo,
76121 Barletta

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