"accademia" Accademia Art Museum Tip by doug48

Accademia Art Museum, Venice: 31 reviews and 41 photos

the accademia art museum houses the largest collection of venetian art in the world. the accademia was founded as the accademia di belle art by giovanni battista in 1750. in 1807 napoleon had many works of art removed from churches and transfered them to the accademia. some examples of the collection, tintoretto.s "the stealing of st. mark", carpaccio's "cycle of st. ursula", lorenzio lotto's "portrait of a gentleman", and carpaccio's "healing of the madman".
a must see site for the lover of fine art.

Address: campo della carita
Directions: ialand of rialto, dorsoduro, water bus: accademia pier.
Phone: 041 522 22 47
Website: http://www.gallerieaccademia.org/?lang=en

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  • Updated Jul 30, 2006
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