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Galleria dell'Accademia
Galleria dell'Accademia

Galleria dell'Accademia

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Sights and Museums, Art Museum, Historic Site
Ranked #21 in Venice things to do
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Campo della Carita, 1050, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
+39 041 522 2247
http://www.gallerieaccademia.it/
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Located in the old church and school of the Carità, Galleria dell'Accademia building was partly built in the 12th Century and finished in the 14th Century. The Academy of Fine Arts was started here by ... Read more
the Napoleonic government. In its 24 rooms, it displays works of Italian art, by artists such as Andrea Mantegna, Piero Della Francesca, Cosmè Tura, and Giovanni Bellini. Other artists include Giorgione, Tintoretto, Paris Bordone, and Moretto Da Brescia and lots more.

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New York City, New York State, USA

Most people tend to crowd around Michelangelo's David, but the gallery has so much more to offer including works from major Florentine painters such as Pontormo, Allori Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Orcagna as well as a Russian icon and musical instruments collections.

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA

You'll probably come here to see Michelangelo's David, but there's so many other wonderful pieces. I've uploaded pics of David's butt in case anybody wonders what it looks like.

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Brooklyn, État de New York, États Unis

If you like paintings of Jesus and Mary, this is your place. We found it mind-numbingly boring even if the building itself is interesting to explore.

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New York City, New York State, USA

Gallerie dell'Accademia is home to an extensive collection of works by Venetian masters of the 18th century. A must for any art lover, student of art, or art historian. It is also the home of da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. Sadly, when I visited and asked where I could view it, I was told "oh no, it's in the dark room," and when I said "okay, where is the dark room," I was told, "oh no, nobody goes in the dark room." Que sera, sera. I'd definitely recommend getting tickets in advance to ensure fewer issues with crowds.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

After a visit to the fascinating Gallerie Dell'Accademie carry on walking along Fondamenta Priuli till you get to Campo San Trovaso where you will find Squero San Trovaso, where you can admire gondolas been built or restored. After that carry on walking till you reach the big Canale della Giudecca. turn left and walk along the Zattere, always full of Venetians out for a coffee or an ice-cream. Walk all the way to Punta della Dogana where you can see one of the most amazing views ever and then go and visit Santa Maria Della Salute, the votive church that Venetians dedicated to the Madonna to thank her for saving them from the plague.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

This museum has a wonderful collection of Venetian Art; a must-see if you are a fan of Titian, Tintoretto and Lotto. I especially liked Tintoretto's four scenes from The Life of San Marco - a good historical lesson as well.
The interior decoration of the museum is a work of art as well, resembling elegant sitting rooms at times. I definitely recommend getting a guide for the Accademia, or at least a detailed book.

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Longmont, Colorado, USA

The Accademia is one of the finest collections of Italian painting in the world. Visiting the Accademia introduced me to Tintoretto, who is one of my favorite painters to this day. Spending a morning in the Accademia is an essential part of visiting Venice.

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Calgary, Canada

You can purchase advanced tickets but when we went, there was no queue to purchase tickets and we got in and found the gallery quite uncrowded. This was one of the very few galleries we went to that allowed photographs (without flash).

This museum gallery is best known for its pre-1800s art in Venice. Situated on the south bank of the Grand Canal, it gives its name to one of the three bridges across the canal, the Ponte dell'Accademia, and to the vaporetto water bus stop.

The Gallerie dell’Accademia contains masterpieces of Venetian painting up to the 18th century, generally arranged chronologically with some thematic displays. The floor layout is not conducive to a continuous line. Some back tracking is required to see everything but the entire gallery is not large so you can view everything in a few hours.

Artists represented include: Gentile & Giovanni Bellini, Bellotto, Pacino di Bonaguida, Canaletto, Carpaccio, Carpioni, Rosalba Carriera, Cima da Conegliano, Fetti, Pietro Gaspari, Michele Giambono, Giordano, Francesco Guardi, Giorgione (da Castelfranco), Johann Liss, Le Brun, Pietro Longhi, Lotto, Mantegna, Rocco Marconi, Marieschi, Antonello da Messina, Piazzetta, Pittoni, Preti, Giambattista Tiepolo, Tintoretto, Titian, Veronese (Paolo Caliari), Vasari, Leonardo da Vinci (Drawing of Vitruvian Man), Vivarini, and Zais.

I particularly like Titian's Pietá, one of his last paintings which has a very impressionistic look; Antonello's Annunciation, strikingly modern in its psychological portrait of the Virgin; and Veronese's Feast in the House of Levy, a massive painting which was a last supper until he got called up by the Inquisition, who questioned its orthodoxy, so he just changed the name.

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Napa, California, USA

Stunning art museum, it houses the largest collection of Venetian art in existence with paintings covering five centuries. Some of the highlights here are "Cycle of St Ursula" by Carpaccio, "The Tempest" by Giorgione, and "Coronation of the Virgin" by Veneziano.

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Cagliari, Italy

In un palazzo costruito tra il XII e XIV secolo, si trova la Galleria dell'Accademia, nelle cui stanze sono esposti dipinti di artisti come Bellini e Tura e altri artisti locali del XVIII secolo. Sicuramente di particolare interesse per chi ama l'arte o la storia.

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Milan, Italy

In 24 sale si trova il meglio della pittura veneziana e veneta. Dal Trecento bizantino e gotico agli esponenti di punta del Rinascimento italiano. i quadri de Bellini, Tintoretto e Tiziano per arrivare a Giambattista Tiepolo e ai vedutisti settecenteschi, E come dimenticare il famoso uomo vitruviano di Leonardo da Vinci?

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Magliano Sabina, Italy

Una prestigiosa galleria d'arte, tra le più belle di tutta Italia, nel sestiere Dorsoduro, facilmente raggiungibile in traghetto dalla Stazione dei treni, non lontano dal Museo Guggenheim.
Tra le varie mostre potrete ammirare quella intitolata Il Paradiso Riconquistato dove sono esposte le pitture di Michele Giambono.
Tra le tante potrete trovare esposte le tele di Giovanni Bellini.

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