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Unexpectedly nice collection of arts

Many great names of italic classic art. Exposition is very compact and easy to view. No crowds of... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Max120368
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Rome, Italy
Small art collection which is well displayed

No top works, and very few works of art by the great names; instead mostly local (northern Italian... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
KatrienS955
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Many great names of italic classic art. Exposition is very compact and easy to view. No crowds of visitors.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Max120368
Reviewed 8 April 2018

No top works, and very few works of art by the great names; instead mostly local (northern Italian) artists are presented. The works are very well displayed, and it is quiet and small enough that one can have a good look at all of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A very impressive collection of art and paintings! It shows the heritage from the Estense dynasti in Modena!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

A small, high quality collection of paintings and other works of art collected by a local noble family. Well worth a visit. Some monumental works and some small and intricate pieces. Unusual terracotta statuary incluing polychromes.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Galleria Estense is located in the Palace of Museums. It is found on the upper gallery floor and there is an admission charge. The galleries are laid out in chronological order from the 13th to the 18th century. There is a good sprinkling of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

To take a break from heat and crowds, we visited this museum in the afternoon, and spent about 2 hours admiring the art collection. Nice museum to visit if you have time.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a nice art collection from the 14-15th century +16th century. Artists like Corregio, Bassano, Tintoretto and others. Many artists from the area that are not well known to the public but are very good nevertheless. Yona S.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yona S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Now I have to hold my hands up form the off and say that I am no art critic, or indeed necessarily a great appreciator of art, so I won't be able to tell you about significant pieces contained herein... What I will be able...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Not really promoted in travel guides but well worth a visit. Large collection of archeological pieces from roman era as well as paintings and artifacts. Enjoyed the old books, manuscripts and maps in that part of the collection. A couple of hours minimum to cover...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BBotts
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Sharing the Palazzo Estense with the Biblioteca and the archeological museum is the Estense Art Collection, which was heavy on pre- and early Renaissance religious art and uneven in quality. It contained some nice Roman figurines and ceramics from the 10th Century BCE. In the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sandy S
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