Gallery of Ancient Art – Palazzo Corsini
Duration: 2 hours
Our guide will take you through one of the most important and beautiful buildings of Roman nobility.
Palazzo Corsini, which houses the National Academy of Science (Accademia dei Lincei) and the famous Corsini Gallery, was built for Cardinal Neri Corsini, nephew of pope Clemente XII, by the architect Ferdinando Fuga. He built it over the previous Palazzo Riario.
The first floor hosts the rich art collection of Cardinal Corsini.
Once inside you can admire artworks by major Italian and foreign artists such as Beato Angelico, Jacopo Bassano, Rubens, Van Dyck, Murillo, Caravaggio, Orazio Gentileschi, Nicola Poussin, Guercino, Guido Reni, Luca Giordano.