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The Intesa Sanpaolo collection at the Querini Stampalia Foundation

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The Intesa Sanpaolo collection at the Querini Stampalia Foundation

The Querini Stampalia Foundation is one of the most significant culture institutions of the city of Venice ... Recently it has been further enriched with new exhibition areas thanks to an agreement with Banca Intesa San Paolo, owner of the art collection of the Cassa di Risparmio of Venice.

Until recently, this precious and rich collection was housed in the reception halls of the Bank's headquarters in Campo Manin... As of 21 November 2018, it has been opened to the general public in the renovated rooms on the third floor of the Querini Foundation.

The collection is very heterogeneous and includes, among other works, a sketch for the Paradiso of the Hall of the Great Council of the Doge’s Palace by Domenico Tintoretto, an octagon by Jacopo Tintoretto of mythological subject – originating from a ceiling of Palazzo Pisani in San Paternian - 18th century monochrome paintings, a sketch for a 'Last Judgment' painting by Giambattista Tiepolo, a rural scene by Marco Ricci, two splendid views of Canaletto, battle scenes by Francesco Casanova (brother of the famous Giacomo), the self-portrait of the Risorgimento painter Ippolito Caffi, drawings by Guglielmo Ciardi, sculptures by Arturo Martino and various pieces of furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries.

During your stay in the Venice lagoon, set aside time to visit this fascinating House Museum in which ancient and contemporary create a truly unique atmosphere... Buy your online tickets for the Querini Stampalia Foundation and discover the wonders housed in this historic Venetian palace!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff

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