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The Brera Art Gallery

Portrait of a Young Man - Giovanni Ambrogio de' Predis

In an ancient Palace, see since the XIII century of the monastic order of the “Umiliati”, is one of Italy’s most renowned national museums. The Art Gallery of Brera was inaugurated in 1809 by Napoleon Bonaparte as a public museum. Although Brera does not boast any work by Leonardo da Vinci there is a vast section dedicated to his followers: Cesare da Sesto, Andrea Solario, Ambrogio de' Predis, Bernardino Luini. But Brera is an extraordinary shrine of art treasures that displays the best of Italian Renaissance. Among the masterpieces on display works by Andrea Mantegna, Giovanni Bellini, Piero della Francesca, Raphael, Titian, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Hayez.
Where: Via Brera 28
How to get there: subway (line 2 Lanza- Line 3 Montenapoleone).
Opening hours: 8.30 am – 7.15 pm (last admittance: 6.30 pm).
Admission charge.

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