In the second half of the 19th Century, Federico Stibbert amassed a rich and varied collection of art in his villa on the ... More
In the second half of the 19th Century, Federico Stibbert amassed a rich and varied collection of art in his villa on the Montughi hill. Passed on to the city of Florence in 1906, it consists of around 60 rooms of paintings, furniture and porcelain from around the world. The collection reflects Stibbert's passion for weapons and armor: an impressive variety of rare pieces document equipment and armaments from the 15th to the 17th century. The European armor stands out, but there are also Oriental, Persian, Indian, Islamic and Indonesian examples. The most impressive room is called the Cavalcade in which there are displays of numerous horses with riders in full dress.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli boasts the Farnese collection which is the largest art collection in Italy. This includes precious
paintings by Titian and other great masters, antique sculptures and great Renaissance pieces from Barbo and Fulvio Orsini and ...
Originally arranged by Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia, the Museo dell'automobile was moved to its current modern building in 1960. The
collection is unique in Europe, and deals with the evolution of the car, starting with the first Italian carriages, ...
Halfway through the 15th Century Luca Pitti entrusted Brunelleschi with a large building project in the Boboli hills. Work began
in 1457 but was only completed after the middle of the 16th Century by the Medici who brought it ...