|Address||Via Correale, 50|
The most precious and interesting collection of fine arts coming from the many Correale houses in Naples and Sorrento, collected in the “Villa alla Rota, by Alfredo and Pompeo Correale, counts of Terranova. The Correale Museum was opened in May 1924, and its spread over 24 rooms on four floors. The artifacts are divided into sections and then into chronological order.
This museum has been defined “the most beautiful provincial museum of Italy” visiting these rooms the visitors are transported into a journey back in time,where paintings from 17th and 18th centuries attributed to Artemisia Gentileschi, Battistello, Caracciolo, Solimena, Van Dyck, Kassel and Belvedere. From the famous Neapolitan school of Posillipo there are some paintings of southern Italy by Pitloo, Duclère, Gigante and Palizzi.
An excellent porcelain collection from the most important European factories, Meissen, Sevres, Bow, Wien and Capodimonte of course. Beautiful furniture, rare consoles, precious glass from Murano and Bohemia, rare table clocks recreating a suggestive atmosphere of an aristocratic home.
|The museum is open 11, 12, 18 and 19 July from 9:30 to 13:30 From 23 July every day from 9:30 to 13:30 Monday closed|
|Rates: € 8,00||€ 5,00 group rate|