The Galleria Corsini is a private museum in Florence. The seat of the museum is the historic building Palazzo Corsini. The collection consists mainly of masterpieces from the 16th to the 18th century.
Galleria Corsini Florence
Address, opening times and admission
The Galleria Corsini can only be visited by appointment. Closed: Saturday and Sunday. Telephone: +39 055212880. The address is Via del Parione, 11 – 50123 Florence. The nearest bus stop is Porta Rossa (line C2).
History and description
The Galleria Corsini is Florence‘s most impressive private picture gallery. The museum was founded in 1765 by Prince Don Lorenzo. He called in the help of the painter Hugford for the decoration.
Highlights include five allegorical figures by Filippino Lippi, a “Crucifixion” attributed to Antonella da Messina and a “Madonna” by Botticelli.
By Luca Signorelli there is a “Madonna with Child and Saints Jerome and Bernard of Clairvaux”.