The Museum of Sant'Agostino
The Museum of Sant'Agostino is located in Genoa , located in the complex of the former convent of the Hermit friars of Sant'Agostino , dating back to the thirteenth century.
The Museum of Sant'Agostino is the most important of sculpture in Liguria . In fact, it offers a journey through the history of Genoese sculpture up to the most recent periods with finds from the 10th to the 18th century.
Inside the museum, the collections of frescoes and paintings and works on wood from the period from 1200 to 1500, the collection of ceramic works which bear witness to the era of trade in the Mediterranean basin, are of particular interest.
The exhibition venue of the Museum of Sant'Agostino allows a complete journey through the world of Genoese sculpture from the early Middle Ages to the modern age; its collections are also rich in detached frescoes and works of monumental painting , which make the visit complex, varied and full of cross-references.
Alongside works by some of the great protagonists of Genoese art, such as FM Schiaffino, Valerio Castello, Domenico Piola, Luca Cambiaso, F. Parodi, the masterpieces by Giovanni Pisano and Pierre Puget stand out.