Palazzo Rosso (Genoa)

Historical palace of Genoa

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Palazzo Brignole Sale, known as "Palazzo Rosso"
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Facade of Palazzo Brignole Sale, "Palazzo Rosso"
General information
StatusIntact
TypePalace
Architectural styleMannerist
LocationGenoa, Italy
Address5, Via Garibaldi
Coordinates44°24′41″N 8°55′56″E / 44.4113058°N 8.9321265°E / 44.4113058; 8.9321265
Current tenantsStrada Nuova Museum - Palazzo Rosso
Named forBrignole Sale family
Construction started1675
Part ofGenoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
CriteriaCultural: (ii)(iv)
Reference1211
Inscription2006 (30th session)

The Palazzo Brignole Sale or Palazzo Rosso is a house museum located in Via Garibaldi, in the historical center of Genoa, in Northwestern Italy. The palace is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli. The rich art collection inside, along with the galleries of Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi, is part of the Musei di Strada Nuova and consists of the works of artists of the caliber of Antoon Van Dyck, Guido Reni, Paolo Veronese, Guercino, Gregorio De Ferrari, Albrecht Dürer, Bernardo Strozzi and Mattia Preti[1].

  1. ^ AA.VV., Musei di Strada Nuova a Genova, Skira, Milano 2010. ISBN 978-88-572-0433-8

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