Diocesan Museum

Local nameMuseo Diocesano del Capitolo di Cortona
LocationCortona, Italy

The Diocesan Museum in Cortona is an art museum in Cortona, Tuscany, Italy. Located on the former site of the local Church of Gesù, it houses works of art by artists such as Fra Angelico, Pietro Lorenzetti, Bartolomeo della Gatta, Luca Signorelli and Sassetta. The oldest item in the museum is a marble Roman sarcophagus, depicting depicts the battle of Dionysus.

A room in the museum is specifically dedicated to the works of Luca Signorelli and his workshop, and emphasizes the bond between Signorelli and his hometown, and correspond to the artist's last years of work, from 1512 to 1523, the year of his death. Ten of the works bear the personal signature of Signorelli, the others are assumed to be from his workshop.The large tempera on panel depiction of the Lamentation of Christ, which used to be in the church of S.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diocesan_Museum_(Cortona)

Address 1 Piazza del Duomo, Cortona 52044, Italy

Coordinates 43°16'34.566" N 11°59'2.035" E

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