Milan: Brera Gallery Private Tour

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Explore centuries of Italian art at Milan's Brera gallery. Take a guided private tour and learn about the works of some of the most influential artists of the Renaissance.

Highlights

  • Explore famous works through the passion and eyes of a local expert private guide
  • See masterpieces from artists like Raphael, Giovanni Bellini, Bramante, Umberto Bocconi and more
  • See the transparent restoration laboratory to watch and learn how these precious works of art are kept in pristine condition

Description

With your expert local guide and your private group, explore centuries of Italian art at one of Milan's exceptional galleries. Begin your tour outside the gallery in front of the Napoleon Bonaparte statue. You may wonder why he is suited like the Roman god Mars, and what significance he has with the gallery. Listen to the influence Napoleon had on this incredible gallery, and how it acquired such a massive collection of masterpieces. As you make your way through the gallery, witness some of the most influential artists of the Renaissance, many of them religiously themed. These works were formerly hung to adorn churches and cathedrals, such as Raphael's 'Marriage of the Virgin', and the 'Pieta' by Giovanni Bellini. You'll even see a rare surviving painting by Bramante, the first architect of St Peter's Basilica in Rome. Hear stories of the greatest artists of the Venetian School such as Titan who was popular with the popes, princes and doge's, and Tintoretto. You will not only enjoy these fabulous creations, but also understand how they have been resorted in the transparent restoration laboratory. Learn about the restoration process and the great lengths taken to maintain these precious paintings. Finally you will be brought to more recent times with Modern Art. See several samples of 20th century styles, as well as Francesco Hayez's most famous painting - 'The Kiss', and Umberto Bocconi's futuristic 'Riot in the Gallery'. Get acquainted with Amedeo Modigliani's modern style which he developed in Paris, and Giorgio de Chirico's metaphysical art.

Includes

Live guide Entrance tickets Private tour

Important Information

  • IMPORTANT COVID INFORMATION By Italian law you will need to present a covid-19 vaccination card (CDC card or Green Pass) accompanied by your personal ID to the local authorities for all adults over the age of 12 years. Lack of ability to present such documentation may result in loss of tour and will not be refunded.

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