Academy of Venice, Galleries of the

Italian  Gallerie Dell'accademia Di Venezia,  

      museum of art in Venice housing an unrivaled collection of paintings from the Venetian masters of the 13th through the 18th century. There are outstanding works by Giovanni Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and Canaletto.

      The galleries occupy the former monastery, church, and school of Santa Maria della Carità. The core of the collection was assembled in 1756.

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