The Academy Museum of Fine Arts "Pietro Vannucci" is located within the university in the center of the city of Perugia. The Museum was founded in 1997 to exploit the immense artistic heritage owned stores in the Academy. The museum collection is divided into different sections including paintings, prints, drawings and plaster casts of the most important artists of modern and contemporary times. The assets include 430 paintings, 12,000 drawings, 6300 engravings and 600 plasters. The Academy Museum preserves an artistic heritage of great value: the casts of the Medici tombs sculpted by Michelangelo and his pupil Vincenzo Danti, the preparatory plaster casts of sculptures by Luca Della Robbia, the casts of Antonio Canova such as the "Three Graces "and finally cast of Bertel Thorvaldsen the" Pastorello with the dog. " They are part of the collection also the sketches and preparatory extraordinarily important graphic. Among the artists are cited: Jean - Baptiste Wicar, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Domenico Bruschi, Mario Mafai, Gerardo Dottori and many others. The museum hosts temporary exhibitions and cultural events that allow visitors access to the collection and admire the works on display.

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