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Palazzo Chiericati

Palazzo Chiericati Review

This imposing Palladian palazzo (1550) would be worthy of a visit even if it didn't house Vicenza's Museo Civico. Because of the ample space surrounding the building, Palladio combined elements of an urban palazzo with those he used in his country villas. The museum's important Venetian collection includes significant paintings by Cima, Tiepolo, Piazetta, and Tintoretto, but its main attraction is an extensive collection of highly interesting and rarely found painters from the Vicenza area, such as Jacopo Bassano (1515–92) and the eccentric and innovative Francesco Maffei (1605–60), whose work foreshadowed important currents of Venetian painting of subsequent generations.

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  • Address: Piazza Matteotti, Vicenza, 36100 | Map It
  • Phone: 0444/325071
  • Cost: €8.50, includes admission to Teatro Olimpico; €10, includes admission to Teatro Olimpico and Palazzo Barbaran da Porto (Palladio Museum)
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 9–5
  • Location: Vicenza
Updated: 11-11-2013

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