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The Museo Poldi Pezzoli is an art museum in Milan
Milan
Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital city of the region of Lombardy and of the province of Milan. The city proper has a population of about 1.3 million, while its urban area, roughly coinciding with its administrative province and the bordering Province of Monza and Brianza ,...

, Italy
Italy
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The museum was originated in the 19th century as private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli and his mother, Rosa Trivulzio, of the family of the condottiero Gian Giacomo Trivulzio
Gian Giacomo Trivulzio
Gian Giacomo Trivulzio was an Italian aristocrat and condottiero who held several military commands during the Italian Wars.-Biography:...

, and has a particularly broad collection of Northern Italian and (for Italy) Netherlandish/Flemish artists.

Collection: Italian painters


Sited in the centre of the city, works on display include Italian painters such as: Mariotto Albertinelli
Mariotto Albertinelli
Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli was a High Renaissance Italian painter of the Florentine school, closely involved with Fra Bartolomeo and influenced by Raphael.-Biography:Mariotto Albertinelli was born in Florence...

; Giovanni d'Alemagna, the uncle of Antonio Vivarini
Antonio Vivarini
Antonio Vivarini was an Italian painter of the early Renaissance-late Gothic period, who worked mostly in the Republic of Venice...

; Sofonisba Anguissola
Sofonisba Anguissola
Sofonisba Anguissola was an Italian painter of the Renaissance.-The Anguissola family:...

; Lorenzo Bartolini
Lorenzo Bartolini
Lorenzo Bartolini was an Italian sculptor who infused his neoclassicism with a strain of sentimental piety and naturalistic detail which led him furthermore in the future, while he drew inspiration from the sculpture of the Florentine Renaissance rather than the overpowering influence of Antonio...

; Fra Bartolomeo; Luca Baudo; Alessandro Mazzola Bedoli; Jacopo Bellini
Jacopo Bellini
Jacopo Bellini was an Italian painter. Jacopo was one of the founders of the Renaissance style of painting in Venice and northern Italy. His sons Gentile and Giovanni Bellini, and his son-in-law Andrea Mantegna, were also famous painters....

; Giuseppe Bertini
Giuseppe Bertini
Giuseppe Bertini was an Italian painter, active in Milan.He studied at the Brera under Luigi Sabatelli and Giuseppe Bisi, and in 1845 was awarded the prix de Rome on the strength of a picture of the meeting between Dante and Fra Ilario. He also painted the Triumphal entry of the allied sovereigns...

; Vitale da Bologna
Vitale da Bologna
thumb|250px|St. George and the Dragon, detail.Vitale da Bologna , also known as Vitale di Almo de' Cavalli or Vitale degli Equi, was an Italian painter, of the Early Renaissance.left|thumb|Madonna dei denti....

; Francesco Bonsignori
Francesco Bonsignori
Francesco Bonsignori was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period.He was born in Verona, and miscalled by Vasari and others Monsignori. In Verona, he was under the influence or a pupil of Liberale da Verona. In 1487, he went to Mantua, where he was largely patronized by the Marchese Francesco...

; Paolo Borroni; il Moretto
Alessandro Bonvicino
Alessandro Bonvicino , more commonly known as Il Moretto da Brescia, was an Italian Renaissance painter of Brescia and Venice.-Biography:...

 from Brescia; Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance...

, Giulio Campi
Giulio Campi
thumb|250px|Portrait of Alessandro Farnese.Giulio Campi was an Italian painter and architect. His brothers Vincenzo Campi and Antonio Campi were also renowned painters.-Biography:...

; Canaletto; Francesco Capella
Francesco Capella
Francesco Capella , called Il Capella and Francesco Dagiu, was a scholar of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta. He was born in Venice, Italy. He painted history, and was chiefly employed for the churches at Bergamo, and by the state. One of his best pictures is 'St. George and the Dragon,' in the church...

 (Dagiù); Cristoforo Caselli
Cristoforo Caselli
Cristoforo Caselli was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period....

; Jacopo del Casentino
Jacopo del Casentino
Jacopo del Casentino was an Italian painter called Jacopo Landino or da Prato Vecchio, active mainly in Tuscany...

;G.B. Castiglione
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione was an Italian Baroque artist, painter, printmaker and draftsman, of the Genoese school. He is best known now for his elaborate engravings, and as the inventor of the printmaking technique of monotyping. He was known as Il Grechetto in Italy and in France as Le...

; Bernardo Cavallino
Bernardo Cavallino
Bernardo Cavallino was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, working in Naples.Born in Naples, he likely died during the plague epidemic in 1656. While his paintings are some of the more stunningly expressive works emerging from the Neapolitan artists of his day, little is known about the...

; Luigi Cavenaghi (see The Last Supper (Leonardo)
The Last Supper (Leonardo)
The Last Supper is a 15th century mural painting in Milan created by Leonardo da Vinci for his patron Duke Ludovico Sforza and his duchess Beatrice d'Este...

; Cima da Conegliano; Luigi Crespi; Daddi
Bernardo Daddi
Bernardo Daddi was an early Italian renaissance painter and apprentice of Giotto. He was also influenced by the Sienese art of Lorenzetti....

; Gaetano Fasanotti; Gaudenzio Ferrari
Gaudenzio Ferrari
Gaudenzio Ferrari was a Northern Italian painter and sculptor of the Renaissance.-Biography:Gaudenzio was born at Valduggia in the Valsesia in the Duchy of Milan. Valduggia is now in the Province of Vercelli in Piedmont. He is said to have first learned the art of painting at Vercelli from...

; Fetti
Domenico Fetti
Domenico Fetti was an Italian Baroque painter active mainly in Rome, Mantua and Venice.-Biography:...

; Ambrogio Bergognone
Ambrogio Bergognone
Ambrogio Borgognone Ambrogio Borgognone Ambrogio Borgognone (variously known as Ambrogio da Fossano, Ambrogio di Stefano da Fossano, Ambrogio Stefani da Fossano or as il Bergognone, c...

; Gaetano Gandolfi
Gaetano Gandolfi
Gaetano Gandolfi was an Italian painter of the late Baroque and early Neoclassic period, active in Bologna.Gaetano was born in San Matteo della Decima, near Bologna, to a family of artists. Ubaldo Gandolfi was his brother, Mauro Gandolfi was his son, and Democrito Gandolfi was his grandson...

; Raffaellino del Garbo
Raffaellino del Garbo
Raffaellino del Garbo was a Florentine painter of the early Renaissance.His real name was Raffaello Capponi; Del Garbo was a nickname, bestowed upon him seemingly from the graceful nicety of his earlier works. He has also been called Raffaello de Florentia, and Raffaello de Carolis or Karli...

; Baciccio
Giovanni Battista Gaulli
Giovanni Battista Gaulli , also known as Baciccio, Il Baciccio or Baciccia , was a painter of the Italian High Baroque verging onto that of the Rococo...

; Giovanni Francesco Gessi, a pupil of Guido Reni
Guido Reni
Guido Reni was an Italian painter of high-Baroque style.-Biography:Born in Bologna into a family of musicians, Guido Reni was the son of Daniele Reni and Ginevra de’ Pozzi. As a child of nine, he was apprenticed under the Bolognese studio of Denis Calvaert. Soon after, he was joined in that...

; Giordano
Luca Giordano
Luca Giordano was an Italian late Baroque painter and printmaker in etching. Fluent and decorative, he worked successfully in Naples and Rome, Florence and Venice, before spending a decade in Spain....

; Francesco Guardi
Francesco Guardi
Francesco Lazzaro Guardi was a Venetian painter of veduta, a member of the Venetian School. He is considered to be among the last practitioners, along with his brothers, of the classic Venetian school of painting....

; Giacomo Guardi
Giacomo Guardi
Giacomo Guardi was an Italian painter from Venice. The son of famous veduta painter Francesco Guardi, he continued his father's line of work, though without the same level of renown...

; Francesco Hayez
Francesco Hayez
Francesco Hayez was an Italian painter, the leading artist of Romanticism in mid-19th-century Milan, renowned for his grand historical paintings, political allegories and exceptionally fine portraits.-Biography:...

; Pietro degli Ingannati; Filippo Lippi
Filippo Lippi
Fra' Filippo Lippi , also called Lippo Lippi, was an Italian painter of the Italian Quattrocento .-Biography and works:...

; Pietro Lorenzetti
Pietro Lorenzetti
Pietro Lorenzetti was an Italian painter, active between approximately 1306 and 1345. His younger brother was the painter Ambrogio Lorenzetti....

; Lotto
Lorenzo Lotto
Lorenzo Lotto was a Northern Italian painter draughtsman and illustrator, traditionally placed in the Venetian school. He painted mainly altarpieces, religious subjects and portraits...

; Bernardino Luini
Bernardino Luini
Bernardino Luini was a North Italian painter from Leonardo's circle. Both Luini and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio were said to have worked with Leonardo directly; he was described to have taken "as much from Leonardo as his native roots enabled him to comprehend". Consequently many of his works were...

; Giovanni Francesco Maineri; Rutilio Manetti; Andrea Mantegna
Andrea Mantegna
Andrea Mantegna was an Italian painter, a student of Roman archeology, and son in law of Jacopo Bellini. Like other artists of the time, Mantegna experimented with perspective, e.g., by lowering the horizon in order to create a sense of greater monumentality...

; Giovanni Martinelli
Giovanni Martinelli
Giovanni Martinelli was a celebrated Italian operatic tenor. He was particularly associated with the Italian lyric-dramatic repertory, although he performed French operatic roles to great acclaim as well...

; il Morazzone
Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli
Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli was an Italian painter of the early Baroque era in Milan....

; Livio Mehus
Livio Mehus
Livio Mehus was an Flemish painter and engraver of the Baroque period, active mainly in Florence. Born in Oudenaarde in Flanders. After an obscure training in Milan with a battle-painter, he traveled at the age of 15 years to Rome, he found a powerful patron in Prince Matthias of Tuscany...

; Lippo Memmi
Lippo Memmi
Lippo Memmi was an Italian painter from Siena. He was the foremost follower of Simone Martini, who was his brother-in-law....

, a pupil of Simone Martini
Simone Martini
Simone Martini was an Italian painter born in Siena.He was a major figure in the development of early Italian painting and greatly influenced the development of the International Gothic style....

; Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni , commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art...

; Francesco Morone
Francesco Morone
thumb|280px|Samson and Delilah. Milan, [[Museo Poldi Pezzoli]].Francesco Morone was an Italian painter, active in his native city of Verona in a Renaissance style. He was the son of the Veronese painter Domenico Morone. The art biographer Vasari praised his frescoes for the cupola of the sacristy...

; Moroni; Carlo Francese
Carlo Francesco Nuvolone
Carlo Francesco Nuvolone was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Lombardy.He was born in Milan to a Cremonese father and mannerist painter, Panfilo Nuvolone. After working with his father, he studied under Giovanni Battista Crespi in the Accademia Ambrosiana in Milan...

 and Giuseppe Nuvolone (the son of (Panfilo Nuvolone
Panfilo Nuvolone
Panfilo Nuvolone was an Italian painter of the Mannerist period, who painted both religious and still life topics, active in Cremona and Mantua....

);Marco D'Oggione; Eleuterio Pagliano; Filippo Palizzi, a contemporary of Cornelius Van Leemputten
Cornelius Van Leemputten
Cornelius Van Leemputten was a Belgian painter.Born in Werchter, Cornelius van Leemputten is predominantly known for his landscapes with sheep, similar to the style of Charles Jacque. He began his painting career without formal training. He was well-known for his barnyard subjects...

; Palma il Vecchio; Marco Palmezzano
Marco Palmezzano
Marco Palmezzano was an Italian painter and architect, belonging to the Forlì painting school, who painted in a style recalling earlier Northern Renaissance models, and was mostly active near Forlì.-Biography:...

; Perugino; Pesellino; di Pietro (Lo Spagna); Antonio Pirri; Antonio Pollaiolo; Riccardo Pellegrini; Giulio Cesare Procaccini
Giulio Cesare Procaccini
Giulio Cesare Procaccini was an Italian painter and sculptor of the early Baroque era in Milan.-Biography:Born in Bologna he was son of the Mannerist painter Ercole Procaccini the Elder and brother of Camillo Procaccini and Carlo Antonio Procaccini...

; Raibolini (il Francia)
Francesco Raibolini
Francesco Raibolini , called Francia, was an Italian painter, goldsmith, and medallist from Bologna, who was also director of the city mint....

; Ribera; Giampietrino; ’’il Sassoferrato’’
Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato
Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato , also known as Giovanni Battista Salvi, was an Italian Baroque painter. He is often referred to only by the town of his birthplace , as was customary in his time, and for example seen with da Vinci and Caravaggio.-Biography:The details of Giovanni Battista...

;il Salviati
Francesco de' Rossi (Il Salviati)
Francesco de' Rossi was an Italian Mannerist painter from Florence, also active in Rome. He is known by many names, prominently the adopted name Francesco Salviati or as Il Salviati, but also Francesco Rossi and Cecchino del Salviati.-Biography:Salviati was born and died in Florence...

 of Florence; Raphael; Luigi Scrosati; Fra Semplice
Fra Semplice
Fra Semplice da Verona was an Italian painter of the Baroque era, active in Verona. He was a friend of Paolo Massimo and trained with Marcantonio Bassetti. Also known as Fra Semplice of Verona. He painted in Venice and Rome. He painted a San Felice for Castelfranco.-Sources:...

 (da Verona); Cesare da Sesto
Cesare da Sesto
thumb|220px|Statue of Cesare da Sesto.thumb|220px|Salome, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.Cesare da Sesto was an Italian painter of the Renaissance active in Milan and elsewhere in Italy....

; Giovanni Servi; Andrea Solario; Gherardo Starnina
Gherardo Starnina
Gherardo Starnina was an Italian painter from Florence.According to the biographer Giorgio Vasari, Starnina initially trained with Antonio Veneziano, then with Agnolo Gaddi. He is claimed to have participated in the painting of the frescos in the Castellani Chapel in Santa Croce, Florence...

; Bernardo Strozzi
Bernardo Strozzi
Bernardo Strozzi was a prominent and prolific Italian Baroque painter born and active mainly in Genoa, and also active in Venice.-Biography:Strozzi was born in Genoa. He was probably not related to the other Strozzi family....

; Zanobi Strozzi, a pupil of Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico
Fra Angelico , born Guido di Pietro, was an Early Italian Renaissance painter described by Vasari in his Lives of the Artists as having "a rare and perfect talent"...

; Cesare Tamaroccio; Francesco de Tatti
Francesco de Tatti
Francesco de Tatti was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active in the 1520s near Milan, and known only for a few handfuls of works....

; Girolamo Tessari Del Santo; Tiepolo
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo , also known as Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo, was an Italian painter and printmaker from the Republic of Venice...

; Cosmè Tura; Giovanni de' Vecchi
Giovanni de' Vecchi
Giovanni de' Vecchi was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period.Born in Borgo San Sepolcro, He first apprenticed with the painter Raffaello del Colle, then with Taddeo Zuccari, whom he assisted in the interior decoration of the Villa Farnese at Caprarola, a major work in the Mannerist...

; Bartolomeo Veneto; and Antonio Vighi.

Northern European Painters


Painters in the collection include: Breughel the younger
Jan Brueghel the Younger
Jan Brueghel the Younger was a Flemish Baroque painter, and the son of Jan Brueghel the Elder.He was trained by his father and spent his career producing works in a similar style. Along with his brother Ambrosius, he produced landscapes, allegorical scenes and other works of meticulous detail. ...

; Cranach
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Lucas Cranach the Elder , was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving...

; Goltzius; James Baker Pyne
James Baker Pyne
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; Thomas Shotter Boys
Thomas Shotter Boys
Thomas Shotter Boys was an English watercolour painter and lithographer.-Life:Boys was born at Pentonville on 2 Jan. 1803. He was articled to the engraver George Cooke but when, on the expiration of his apprenticeship, he visited Paris, he was induced by Richard Parkes Bonington, under whom he...

; Sutterman; Teniers the younger
David Teniers
David Teniers may refer to three Flemish artists, father, son, and grandson:*David Teniers the Elder , turned from large religious paintings to landscapes and genre scenes...

; Jacob Toorenvliet
Jacob Toorenvliet
Jacob Toorenvliet was a Dutch Golden Age painter of genre works.-Biography:Toorenvliet was born in Leiden, to Abraham Toorenvliet , a glass painter and drawing instructor. The younger Toorenvliet first studied art with Frans van Mieris the Elder and Matthijs Naiveu, who were also studying with his...

; Pierre Tetar van Elven; Mathijs Van Hellemont; Jan Van der Meer II; Willem Van Mieris
Willem van Mieris
Willem van Mieris was a Dutch painter. He was a son of Frans van Mieris sr. and brother of Jan van Mieris....

; Jacob Ferdinand Voet
Jacob Ferdinand Voet
Jacob Ferdinand Voet was a Flemish Baroque portrait painter.-Biography:According to the Netherlands Institute for Art History he was born at Antwerp as the son of the painter Elias Voet. He travelled to Rome in 1679-1680, Milan in 1680, Florence in 1681, Turin in 1682-1684, and returned to...

; Nicolaus Alexander Mair Von Landshut, (Mair Landshut); and Cornelis de Wael
Cornelis de Wael
Cornelis de Wael was a Flemish painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Italy, specifically Genoa. He was born in Antwerp, the son of a painter, and died in Rome.-Biography:...

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The exhibition includes as weaponry, glassworks, ceramics, goldworks and others.

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