Doors open at Palazzo Zevallos and Banco di Napoli

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Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano a Napoli
Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano a Napoli

Invitation to the Palace, Saturday, October 3 from 10 to 19: the doors open, with entrance and free guided tours of the most beautiful buildings of Italian banks and their art collections. In Naples, thanks to the initiative promoted by the Italian Banking, you can visit Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano (via Toledo 185) of Intesa Sanpaolo. The seventeenth-century building with large courtyard, transformed into the public hall, is accessed through the sumptuous portal surmounted by the family coat of arms principles Colonna of Stigliano. Here you can enjoy the ultimate masterpiece of the art season of Caravaggio: The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, the last work painted by Michelangelo Merisi in 1610, a few weeks before his tragic and lonely death.

The halls of the permanent art collection of the Palazzo Zevallos house more than 120 works of the Neapolitan style and southern as those of Artemisia Gentileschi, Luca Giordano, Francesco Solimena, until Anton Sminck Pitloo, Vincenzo Moan and others. Art ranging from the early seventeenth century to the early twentieth century. Besides Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples will also open the premises in Toledo Banco di Napoli (via Toledo 177), building, built between 1936 and 1939 by Marcello Piacentini. The style of the building back to the Roman and Renaissance classicism, modern twist. The interior is centered around a large hall triple height closed by a skylight that illuminates the entire environment.