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Painting tour

Our Po plain is made of clay, so we do not have stone to carve, nevertheless what would you say about our paintings? From the passional gothic style of Vitale da Bologna to the sweet classicity of Guido Reni, many others Masters with sharp characters decorated churches and palaces, public or private. Today the magnificient trompe l’oeil and frescoes are still existing, often hidden in a private palace that it is sometimes possible to visit with GuideBologne as we ask the owner to open the especially for our curiest visitors. Paintings are also in our numerous churches and museums , most of them are free.… The most important is the National gallery ( free for seniors and children) wich reveal many outstanding works of art:….

National Gallery of Bologna
Emilian paintings in from the XIII :*GOTHIC: the figure of Vital from Bologna. "S. Georges","Stories of St Anthony" and frescoes from Sant'Apollonia di Mezzaratta. "Polyptic with Madonna and Saints" a surviving, unique masterpiece by Giotto in Bologna.
*RENAISSANCE: Ercole de Roberti, Francisco Francia and Parmigianino, the famous Saint Cecilia by Raffaello, and still works by the Perugino and the Veneziani Tiziano and Tintoretto.
*MANNERISM: Vasari, Prospero Fontana, Augustin, Ludovico "L'Annunciazione", "Conversione di S. Paolo", "Madonna dei Bargellini"and Annibale Carracci,
*GUIDO RENI, the perfect classical ideal from XVII century made the "Crucifixion", "Sansone Vittorioso", "Pietà dei Mendicanti" and the “Massacre of Innocents" *BAROQUE and XVIII: Guercino, Alessandro Tiarini, Elisabetta Sirani, Lorenzo Pasinelli… Entrance fees not included max 2.5h Closed on monday


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Our guided walking tour


.You can book your visits at any time

.Entries and transportation are never included in the cost of the visit

.Duration 3 hours

.To visit the churches a proper attire is required.

.The program can be modified according to the closing days of the museums and monuments


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