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Museum of Antonio Manzi: photos, description (Museo Antonio Manzi)

Museum of Antonio Manzi is situated on the ground floor of Villa Rucellai, in the Tuscan town of Campi Bisenzio. The Villa also known as Villa Il Pratello is located in the historical centre of the city and is a fortified, medieval building of the 13th century. Still you can see traces of the tower, "absorbed" in the 15th century, new design. This tower is one of the few remaining towers built in the private homes of Campi Bisenzio.

Museum of Antonio Manzi is the wing of the Villa Rucellai, which was added in the 18th century. There is also a beautiful Park, open to the public. The Museum was founded thanks to the artist Antonio Manzi, who gave the town many of his works. Manzi, was born in the town of Montella in 1953, the year and soon, with his family moved to Tuscany. In 1975-m to year, at the age of 22 years, he organized an exhibition of his works in Campi Bisenzio, in the art gallery, Ariete. Over the years, Manzi has created many works of art, some of which can be seen today in different places of the city, is a bronze sculpture on a cemetery of the Misericordia, a fresco depicting the "Annunciation" in the Church of Santa Maria, the statue of the "Inno Alla Vita", which is exhibited in the garden next to the Villa Rucellai. Only Antonio Manzi gave Campi Bisenzio about 100 of his works, which are presented in five halls of the Villa.