Strada Nuova museums, Palazzo Rosso
Palazzo Rosso is part of the extraordinary setting of Via Garibaldi in Genoa , the magnificent Renaissance and Baroque New Road declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Here there is an original museum itinerary that connects three important Genoese palaces: Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi.
At Palazzo Rosso, a noble residence adorned with frescoes by the greatest Ligurian painters of the seventeenth century and precious furnishings , there is a rich picture gallery that includes paintings collected over more than two centuries by the noble Brignole-Sale family .
Among the artists exhibited in the gallery of the aristocratic Genoese palace: Dürer, Veronese, Guercino, Strozzi, Grechetto, Van Dyck, and many others.
The splendid picture gallery that, together with the furnishings and Palazzo Rosso , the Duchess of Galliera donated to the Municipality of Genoa in 1874 had been consciously formed by the Brignole - Sale family through a wise policy of acquisitions and commissions, which unfolded for over two centuries, to seal the social, economic and political rise.