Art Gallery of the Accademia Albertina of Fine Arts
Founded in 1678 as the “Academy of Painters, Sculptors and Architects”, the Academy gets its name from its “re-foundation” in 1833 by Charles-Albert of Savoy. It is nowadays an exhibition places with twelve large rooms housing 300 paintings, sculptures and drawings including a fine collection of 60 cartoons by Gaudenzio Ferrari and his school. In each of the renovated rooms, visitors can admire pictorial works dating from the 15th to the 18th century (panels also by Filippo Lippi and Defendente Ferrari), paintings by the Genoese school from the 17th century and late Lombard and Piedmontese Mannerist Works. There are also Caravaggesque, Dutch and Flemish works, and those by the masters of late 18th century and the Vedutists.