Museo San Pietro

Museo San Pietro

The Museum St. Peter's, housed in the monumental complex of the convent of the same name, built in 1604 by Pietro Usimbardi designed by Giorgio Vasari the Younger,è result of the merger of the  Civic and Diocesan Museum d’ sacred  Art; with  Collection of the Conservatory of San Pietro, the  Collection Romano Bilenchi  and  Walter Fusi Collection.


The path exhibition traces the history of the cityà through the main d’ art expressions, in a constant dialogue between religiosityà and civic ambition typical of medieval communes, which culminated in 1592 with the’ elevation of the Colle Earth Cityà ;, following the’ establishment of the diocese.

On the first floor the visit starts with the’  exposure; d&rsquo works; sacred art  that tell the path of faith in Valdelsa, from its origins to the birth of the Colle diocese to continue with the rooms devoted to the  civic  collections, dating from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries that preserve the works of Colle painters  Antonio Salvetti  and  Walter Fusi.


the course concludes with a section dedicated to the  Bilenchi collection of Roman, Italian writer and intellectual among the mostù important in the Second World War, in whichè exposed a choice selection of the rich library of from Colle writer who join the works of Ottone Rosai, Moses Levy and Mino Maccari.

The Museum is part of the system  Colle Alta Museums  along with the Archaeological Museum“ Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli&rdquo ;.


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Via Gracco del Secco, 102
53034 Colle di Val d'Elsa


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