Strada Nuova Museums, Palazzo Rosso
Palazzo Rosso is part of the extraordinary setting of Via Garibaldi in Genoa , the magnificent Renaissance and Baroque Strada Nuova declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Here is located an original museum itinerary that connects three important Genoese palaces: Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi.
In Palazzo Rosso, a noble residence adorned with frescoes by the major Ligurian painters of the seventeenth century and with precious furnishings , a rich picture gallery is on display which 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 which, 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, unfolding for over two centuries, to seal the social, economic and political ascent.