The Art collection Luigi Pylons is located in the historic center of Cagliari and is located inside the building of the University of the city. The collection consists of a collection of works of art and handicraft gathered by Luigi Pylons. Pylons donated the entire collection in 1981 at the University of Cagliari. The collection is divided into seven rooms and include paintings, Sardinian costumes, prints, maps, carpets, jewelry, silverware, handicrafts and clothing. The collection of paintings is the richest and the history of painting from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century, particularly from Sardinia. Among the most important painters include: Raffaello Delogu, Filippo Figari, Melchiorre Melis, Antonio Mura, Sassu and Mario Sironi. In the exhibition rooms they are exposed 82 pieces, including 15 rosaries, 8 spuligadentes (objects for the cleaning of the teeth and ears), a shears and amulets against the evil eye. Of great value are the views of Sardinia 136 watercolors, original gouaches, drawings with views of Cagliari, Sassari and Sanluri. The collection houses a historical archive and a library open to the public.

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