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The Gallery of Ancient Art in Udine is located in the historic center of Udine in the medieval Castle. The gallery exhibits his collection in the main floor and develops the exhibition in chronological order in the presentation of the works. The collection traces the urban history of the city in historic and artistic level. The collection consists of paintings dating from the mid-fourteenth century until the early nineteenth century. For a core group of paintings done on public commission for furnishing the offices of political power or from the churches of the city as a result of the suppression of religious orders and joints in the museum soon after its founding, has been joined by others acquired in the nineteenth century thanks private donations. Later, especially during the twentieth century, it was decided to operate new purchases with the aim to integrate, complement and increase organic collections from the historical-artistic point of view that modern growth policies. Of great value are: the fragment with the story of Troy, from the first municipal Loggia Via Manin at the foot of Castle Hill, and the Crucifixion and stories of the Virgin, who decorated a private house in the old town.

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Piazzale della Patria del Friuli, 1
33100 Udine

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