Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro

Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro

The Ca’ d’ Gold, one of the più prestigious late Gothic palaces of Venice, home to over two floors l’ s important collection’ art of Baron  Giorgio Franchetti   (1865-1927), who in 1916 don memorize options the Italian State its collections and l’ the same building, after having restored, with extensive reconstruction, the splendor originario.La collection of the nobleman, including furniture, paintings, medals, tapestries, bronzes and sculptures, was expanded over the years with the&rsquo ; annexation of Renaissance works from suppressed religious buildings or demolished and nuclei collectable from the Gallerie dell’ Academy and Museum Archaeological , while a new exhibition area dedicated to the Venetian ceramics has found a place, since 1992, in’ adjacent Palazzo Duodo.Non runs out to the only gallery, open to the public in 1927, the visit of the building, which still retains, as a whole, the dell’ ancient structure Venetian house warehouse. Of particular interestè the inner court, with the striking mosaic floor in ancient marbles, made by Baron same to evocation of early Christian churches, and l’ original wellhead carved by Bartolomeo Bon in 1427.Nell’&ndash atrium; in perfect custody of’ building and its fate– resting under a porphyry cippo, the ashes of Giorgio Franchetti.


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Cannaregio, 3932
30126 Venezia


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