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"Palazzo Davia-Bargellini" Palazzo Davia Bargellini Tip by MM212

Palazzo Davia Bargellini, Bologna: 3 reviews and 6 photos

  Telamons of Palazzo Bargellini
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  • Telamons of Palazzo Bargellini - Bologna
      Telamons of Palazzo Bargellini
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  • Palazzo Davia Bargellini - Bologna
      Palazzo Davia Bargellini
    by MM212

Designed by Bartolomeo Provaglia for Camillo Bargellini, Palazzo Davia-Bargellini was completed in 1658. One of the prized features of the palazzo are the two colossal sculptures of Telamon flanking the entrance. The Greek mythological figures were sculpted by Gabriele Brunelli and his student, Francesco Agnesini. Another distinguishing feature is that the palazzo does not have an arcaded portico, which was typical of palaces built for "senatorial" families in Bologna, among them the Bargellini. In the early 19th century, the Davia family purchased the palace, so it now also carries their name. Nowadays, the edifice houses a gallery and an art museum, il Museo Civico d'Arte Industriale.

Address: Strada Maggiore, 44
Phone: +39 051 236708

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  • Updated Aug 1, 2009
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