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Museo Civico, Sansepolcro

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3.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
View what some claim to be the best painting in the world at Museo Civico, a small museum that proves an unexpected gem. Though size of the structure itself does not impress much, the museum's collection of artwork, displayed through 10 halls, is exceptional in scope. Here, you can view "The Resurrection," a fresco by Piero della Francesca that writer Aldous Huxley named the world's greatest painting in 1925. Tour the site and spend some time with Piero's paintings, as well as works from Matteo di Giovanni, Raffaellino del Colle, and more. Plan to see Museo Civico and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sansepolcro tourist route planner.
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  • Not a great Museum, where sometimes you can't admire everything but small rooms well located in a highly rewarding path in the eyes of those who love art. A short distance from Christmas House of Piero della Francesca, this gallery houses the extraordinary works of this sublime artist .... the altarpiece of the Madonna della Misericordia, recently restored, is located in a room where lighting is focused on creating an atmosphere reminiscent of the dimness of the Church where he had been placed after it is created. No shortage of information about the Altarpiece as well as a large touch screen that allows you to interact with the work. Other impressive work by this artist in the art gallery, is the resurrection. Unfortunately the fresco is being restored and is therefore protected by some glass walls that do not allow total vision but in two different levels: front and side. It will be one more reason to come back to this welcoming city. Not only Piero della Francesca but many other illustrious names of painting are housed in these halls on the ground floor. You access then upstairs, where you keep the frescoes and sinopias from some churches. In the basement you can see medieval tombstones from the territory apart from the archaeological collection that shows human presence in the area since Paleolithic times. Always in the halls of the basement was the III biennial of contemporary art glass, very interesting. The ticket price is in line with the UPS museums in the region and is lower than the prices of some museums in the North. Council visiting families with kids!!
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  • The greatness and unquestionable beauty of Piero seems almost overshadow the many and some works in this small museum, but it is not: some frescoes and sinopias, a nice collection of ancient keys and locks fine show. The ongoing renovation of the "resurrection" has forced many visitors to stunts to be make an idea, fortunately I had already seen previously. Sansepolcro is a delight, always a pleasure to go back.
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  • Located in the center of a small town to the beautiful old façades, the typical little streets and a very beautiful place to the great mansions of medieval times, this museum is a gem for anyone interested in the emergence of the Renaissance in Italy. Piero della Francesca: all is harmony and perfection in his works and it exudes a quiet strength. His universe is exempted from the law of the time, his characters are timeless in their severity and their immobility. It is true that the fresco of the Resurrection is being restored, but it remains visible with a little gymnastics. See also interesting frescoes which we see prior drawing (sinopie) and of beautiful glazed terracotta of Della Robbia Florentine.
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  • To be admired!
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  • Interesting ... hosts the qiadri by Piero della Francesca
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  • For works of Piero della Francesca
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