Intesa Sanpaolo opens the Palazzo degli Alberti Gallery in Prato

The image accompanying the News on the opening of the Palazzo degli Alberti Gallery in Prato following the renovation works, which allows the enhancement of an artistic heritage of great importance for the territory, portrays the painting Coronazione di Spine di Caravaggio in staging of the exhibition

Intesa Sanpaolo has renovated Palazzo degli Alberti in Prato, opening a Gallery in which the public can admire around 90 works of art, including masterpieces by Bellini, Caravaggio, Bronzino and Filippo Lippi: thanks to the refurbishment of the building, which took about three years, and the conservation work carried out on the artworks, the bank is now able to showcase an extremely important part of the artistic heritage of the local area.

The opening of the Gallery in Palazzo degli Alberti was possible thanks to the collaboration with Banca Popolare di Vicenza S.p.A. in L.C.A., owner of the collection, the Municipality of Prato and the Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape Department of the Metropolitan City of Florence and the Provinces of Pistoia and Prato, and is part of Intesa Sanpaolo's ESG commitment to contribute to the cultural growth of the country and the economic and social development of the regions.

The Palazzo degli Alberti Gallery can be visited every weekend and admission is free.

Learn more about Palazzo degli Alberti - the ancient "Casone degli Alberti" dating back to the 13th century-, the exhibition that traces the collection’s relationship with the city of Prato, and the masterpieces on display, including Crucifixion in a Jewish cemetery by Giovanni Bellini and The Crowning with Thorns by Caravaggio:

Free admission, reservations recommended. Information available on the Gallerie d'Italia website or by writing to: galleriaprato@civita.art.


Foto credits: Antonio Quattrone
Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi)
(Milano, 1571 - Porto Ercole, 1610)
Coronazione di Spine, 1602-1603
oil on canvas, 178 x 125 cm
Banca Popolare di Vicenza S.p.A. in L.C.A.