Giorgio Franchetti Gallery at Ca' d'Oro
Located in the Cà d’Oro, the most beautiful Gothic palace on the Grand Canal, the Giorgio Franchetti Gallery displays sculptures, bronzes, ceramics, furniture and paintings from the Tuscan, Flemish and Venetian schools.
Many works are Mantegna’s, Giorgione’s, and Tiziano’s and come from the Fondaco dei Tedeschi.
The Cà d’Oro palace (1422-1440) was purchased in 1895 by baronet Giorgio Franchetti, who released it to the public in 1916, together with other land, obtained by the collapse of many buildings during Napoleonic domination and by the Accademia Gallery deposits.
Amongst the displayed works, in the museum we can also find sculptures and bronzes by Tullio Lombardo, Andrea Riccio, Jacopo Bonacolosi known as the Antico (the Ancient), Vittore Camelio, Gerolamo Campagna, Alessandro Vittoria, Gian Lorenzo Bernini; we also find Venetian paintings amongst which Andrea Mantegna’s St Sebastian, paintings by Giambono, Alvise Vivarini, Carpaccio, Francesco Botticini; canvasses by Tintoretto, Tiziano, Paris Bordon, Francesco Guardi, Antonie Van Dyck, Jan Van Eyck, Adam Elsheimer, Jan Fyt, Flemish-school tapestries of the XVI century, detached frescoes, furniture, tokens and ceramics, coming from all over Italy.
The annexed Duodo palace, moreover, holds a collection of ceramic findings, discovered in the Venetian lagoon and are open to scholars.
Address: Cà D'oro Cannaregio 3932 - Venezia
Times: Monday 8.15 a.m.-2.00 p.m.. from Tuesday to Sunday 8.15 a.m.-7.15 p.m. (ticket place closes half an hour beforehand)
Closed on: 1st January, 1st May, 25th December
Entrance: full price 5 euro, reduced 2,50 euro
Services: easy access, archive, photographic archive, didactic activities, audioguide, book-shop, museum publications, room for studies, shop, guided tour
Telephone Number: 0415238790