The Bologna National Picture Gallery
The National Picture Gallery, located in the city center and is considered among the most modern and important National Galleries. The itinerary offers rich evidence of the Bologna fourteenth century, with works by Pseudo Jacopino, Vitale and Simon of crucifixes, not to mention the significant presence of the altarpiece by Giotto. For this first time of Bolognese painting is of particular importance is the section devoted to the frescoes from the church of S. Maria di Mezzaratta reassembled according to the original architectural structure. Also present was the Renaissance section with paintings of Vivarini, and Costa del Cossa, Perugino and Raphael to precede the masterpieces by Titian and Parmigianino. The rich section seventeenth proposes the rooms dedicated to the three Carracci and Guido Reni, Guercino, Domenichino and Tiarini. The tour ends with the Emilia eighteenth century works (Crespi, Crete, Gandolfi). Upstairs is the Cabinet of Drawings and Prints, rich in thousands of pieces, which are available on request.