Pinacoteca Nazionale of Ferrara
Housed in the first floor of the Palazzo dei Diamanti , consisting of the Salon d’ Honor and by the sixteenth apartments Virginia de’ Doctors, the Pinacoteca Nazionale in Ferrara provides a significant overview of works by Ferrarese artists from the thirteenth to seventeenth century. The collection includes the medieval frescoes from the churches of San Bartolo and Sant’ Andrea, passing by the fifteenth-century paintings by Cosmè Tura and Hercules de’ Roberti, for the eighteenth-century works of Scarsellino, Carlo Bononi and Guercino, up to the designs of Gandolfi and Crespi. in addition to these locally produced masterpieces include works by Gentile da Fabriano, Andrea Mantegna and Carpaccio . Right from’ inauguration of the Art Gallery in 1836, much of the collectionè was enriched with works from the churches located throughout the area, including a number of works of the Garofalo, which together with Dosso Dossi, realized l’ articulated Polittico Costabili.