The Provincial Art Gallery of Salerno is housed in the historic Palazzo Pinto, aristocratic residence located in the old town of Salerno. Inaugurated in March 2001 to its current location, the Provincial Art Gallery begins to form between 1927 and 1938, thanks to the recovery, the entire Salerno area, of works dating from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, where you are in time added other paintings through purchases or donations, which have joined the Pinto Collection, part of the donation eponymous palace. Open to the public, there are works ranging from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century. In the valuable Renaissance section are the tables of Andrea Sabatini from Salerno and the Master of Eboli Crowning. Of great interest are the seventeenth-century paintings by Giovanni Battista Caracciolo, Andrea De Lioni, Carlo Rosa. Of the eighteenth century are paintings by Francesco Solimena and his Academy. Many paintings by painters from Salerno and the so-called Costaioli, who lived between the second half of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. A section is devoted to foreign artists, particularly important in a province like salernitana that from Cilento to the Amalfi Coast has been traveled by the heirs of the Grand Tour, and formed as a result of numerous donations, donated by relatives or friends of the artists who realized the exhibits such as Stefan Andres, Kurt Craemer, Richard Dölker, Monica Hannasch, Irene Kowaliska, Bruno Marquardt, Vassily Necitailov, Lisel Oppel, Karli Sohn - Rethel, Michael Theile, Peter Willburger. The Pinacoteca houses, besides its collection, exhibitions and national and international events with collections and works of art from the private collections from museums and the various collection owned by the same Province, which will be placed permanently with the expansion of local Palazzo Pinto.

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Via Mercanti, 63
84122 Salerno


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