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The national gallery of Cosenza: photo description (Galleria Nazionale di Cosenza)

The national gallery of Cosenza is housed in an old Palazzo, the Arnon on the hill Colle, Trillo on via Gravina. Construction on the Palazzo began in the first half of the 16th century on the orders of Bartolo taxes, but before completion it was sold to the city Council. First, it housed the Tribunal and the courtroom, and later the Palace was used as a prison. After the transfer of the prison to another room, Palazzo taxes for some time was abandoned, and then restored and turned into a Museum. Today, it houses the city Pinakothek - art gallery with works by Pietro Negroni, Mattia Preti, Luca Giordano and other artists. Here are held various cultural events, including exhibitions. One of the last was devoted to the works of the Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of futurism Umberto Boccioni.

In 2008, the year the Arnon Palazzo was renovated and in 2010-m to year again opened its doors to visitors. The gallery's collection now occupy four rooms, one of which is a wooden spade, found here at the time of acquisition of the Palace by the municipality in the 16th century, and the other exhibited two large canvases by Luca Giordano size 5 by 3 meters. In 2010, the year the national gallery of Cosenza acquired 38 exhibits the prestigious Collection karimunjawa, which was prepared by the special wing of the exhibition complex. Among the new works - creation of Ribera and Giselle di Boccioni.