House of Sant'Ubaldo

House of Sant'Ubaldo

Tradition has it that the fourteenth-century building located in the central via Baldassini, owned by the University of Perugia and recently granted on loan for use to the Cassa di Risparmio di Perugia Foundation, was precisely the Casa del Santo Ubaldo. some traces of the original wall decorations are preserved, while the external façade has been set back following the construction of the facing municipal buildings. iconographic representations of the Patron Saint of Gubbio and a collection of paintings and majolica of extraordinary historical and artistic value. The section "Iconography of the Patron", present on the first floor, consists of well over thirty reproductions of paintings made between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. The works come from private and public collections and from some churches of the city of Gubbio and the surrounding area, and recall the work of important artists, including Sinibaldo Ibi, Benedetto Nucci, Virgilio Nucci, Giovanni Maria Baldassini, Federico Brunori, Francesco Allegrini. In the collection of "Paintings and Majolica" always on the first floor, there are valuable paintings made between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by painters such as Nicola Giuli, Margherita Caffi, Giulio Bucci and Gaetano Ottani. Among the majolica there are works by the Ginori manufacture and pieces from the Pesaro area, but the most full-bodied nucleus is made up of luster majolica by Gualdo Tadino and Gubbio, with decorated plates and vases, produced between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Although only recently open to the public, the House has become a point of reference for the entire Gubbio community and is often used as a venue for exhibitions and cultural, congress and museum activities.


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Via Baldassini, 38
06024 Gubbio


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