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Gallery 7: Italian Art 16th–18th Century

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 | Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th December to 27th December 2021 and 31st December 2021 to 1st January 2022 inclusive closed Gallery closures and collection updates


Italian art from the 16th to 17th centuries, with a concentration on artists working in Venice is the central theme of this gallery where you will find works by Canaletto, Poussin, Titian, Tintoretto, Salvator Rosa and Guercino.

The central bay is dominated by three large paintings, by Veronese, Palma Vecchio and Titian, acquired by Viscount Fitzwilliam at the auction of the collection of the Duc d’Orléans after the French Revolution.

To complement the paintings there is also Italian furniture and sculpture from the same period on display as well as a selection of tin glazed painted earthenware maiolica.

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Selected objects in gallery Gallery 7: Italian Art 16th–18th Century

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