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"Gallerie Dell'Accademia PART VII (I&V)" Top 5 Page for this destination Accademia Art Museum Tip by Zvrlj

Accademia Art Museum, Venice: 31 reviews and 41 photos

  Gallerie Dell'Accademia (from Ponte Accademia)
by Zvrlj

[…] Paolo Caliari was called Veronese from his native city of Verona. He learned painting in Verona and in 1553 at the age of 25 he moved to Venice where he spent the rest of his life and created his the most important artworks. The Accademia Galleries treasure Veronese's "Battle of Lepanto", "Mystical Marriage of St Catherine"… and his the best known and one of the most important works – magnificent "Christ in the House of Levi", 1280 cm wide and 555 cm high!

Among the other 16th century artworks are "Sacra Conversazione" by Sebastiano Luciani called Sebastiano del Piombo, "Assumption of Mary" by Jacopo Palma called Palma Vecchio, "Portrait of a Gentleman in His Study" by Lorenzo Lotto, "St Lorenzo Giustiniani and Other Saints" by Giovanni Antonio de Sacchis called Pordenone, "St Jerome" by Jacopo da Ponte called Bassano, "Amusements of the Prodigal Son" and "Return of the Prodigal Son" by Jacopo di Antonio Negretti called Palma Giovane

To be continued in PART VIII…

Address: Campo della Carita, Dorsoduro
Directions: Gallerie Dell'Accademia can easily be reached by vaporetto ("Accademia" station).
Working hours: Monday 08:15 am - 2:00 pm / Tuesday to Sunday 08:15 am - 7:15 pm
Closed: 1th Jan, 1th May, 25th Dec.

Phone: +39 041 5222247

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 6, 2009
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