Pinacoteca Brescia

Twenty-five exhibition rooms contain a collection that ranges from the 13th to 18th centuries and includes masterpieces, starting with the paintings by Raffaello Sanzio and Lorenzo Lotto. There are numerous important works by Vincenzo Foppa, Savoldo, Romanino and Moretto. Sixteenth-century portraiture is represented by Tintoretto and Sofonisba Anguissola. The graphic art collection consists of about three thousand works which illustrate the development of print-making, through the various techniques of wood and burin engraving, etching, chiaroscuro woodcuts and lithography, from the fifteenth century to the present day. There is a series of German engravings: early pieces by Martin Schongauer and an almost complete collection of the works of Albrecht Dürer. The sixteenth-century Italian prints are equally important, with examples by Parmigianino, Annibale, Ludovico Carracci, Lucas of Leyden, Rembrandt. Guido Reni and Giovanni Battista Castiglione, Canaletto, the Tiepolos, Goya’s Capricci and Daumier. Modern prints include Giorgio Morandi’s great still life (1928).

Museum: Pinacoteca Brescia
City: Brescia
Country: Italy
Address: Via Musei