Located inside the Ca’ D’Oro, the most beautiful Gothic palace overlooking the Grand Canal, the Giorgio Franchetti Gallery gathers up sculptures, bronzes, pottery, furniture and paintings of the Tuscan, Flemish and Venetian school by Mantegna, Giorgione and Tiziano from the Fondaco dei Tedeschi.
The Ca' d'Oro Palace (1422-1440) was bought in 1895 by the Baron Giorgio Franchetti, who give it to the state government in 1916 together with all the collections inside it. The palace was then open to public in 1927, adding some state-owned works from building closed during the Napoleonic dominion, and storage of the Galleria dell'Accademia.
Among the works shown in the museum, there are important sculptures and bronzes by Tullio Lombardo, Andrea Riccio, Jacopo Bonacolosi called l'Antico, Vittore Camelio, Gerolamo Campagna, Alessandro Vittoria, Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Paintings by the Venetian school, such as the famous San Sebastiano by Andrea Mantegna, paintings by Giambono, Alvise Vivarini, Carpaccio, Francesco Botticini, canvas by Tintoretto, Tiziano, Paris Bordon, Francesco Guardi, Antonie Van Dyck, Jan Van Eyck, Adam Elsheimer, Jan Fyt, Flemish and Bruxelles tapestries of the XVI century, detached wall frescos, furniture, medal decorations and pottery from central Italy.
The annex Duodo Palace houses a collection of pottery finds discovered in Venice lagoon and the rich storages are available for scholars.
Address: Cà D'oro Cannaregio 3932 - Venezia
On the occasion of the exhibition DYSFUNCTIONAL that will be held at the Giorgio Franchetti Gallery at Ca ’D’Oro from 8 May to 24 November 2019, the museum’s timetable will be as follows:
Monday: 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Tuesday – Sunday: 9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing
Closed on: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December (with the exception of the availability of the staff on voluntary basis).
Full price ticket: € 8,50 (+ € 1,50 as reservation fee) – Special full price ticket with closing of the second floor: € 6,50 (+ € 1,50 as reservation fee)
Reduced price ticket: € 2,00 (+ € 1,50 as reservation fee)
European citizens aged 18 to 25 with identification document
How to get there: ferry boat stop "Ca' d'Oro"