Crete Senesi

Museo Cassioli Pittura senese dell'Ottocento

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From 22 March to 29 July: Friday 14-18, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10-18
From 30 July to 21 October: Friday and Saturday 14-18
From October 22nd to December 9th: Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10-18
From December 9th to March 31st: Saturday 14th to 17th
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The Porta Senese takes its name from the city to which it leads via the road called the Lauretana Antica (the old pilgrim road to Loreto).  Unlike the Porta Massini, it has no particular defensive fortifications since it did not have to protect against any possible enemy attacks.

 

Its current structure goes back to the second half of the15th century when the Lauretana's route was modified so that it went up through the existing residential area and ultimately became the Corso Matteotti.

 

Earlier, the easiest access for those coming from the north was the one no longer existing in the Market Gate, located just below the Grain Square.

 

60 canvases and 268 drawings by Amos Cassioli and his son Giuseppe
40 works by various authors from the Institute of Art of Siena

 

Click here to see the film on the frescoes of the SALA DEL RISORGIMENTO in Siena with the two large frescoes, by Amos Cassioli.

The Porta Senese takes its name from the city to which it leads via the road called the Lauretana Antica (the old pilgrim road to Loreto).  Unlike the Porta Massini, it has no particular defensive fortifications since it did not have to protect against any possible enemy attacks.

 

Its current structure goes back to the second half of the15th century when the Lauretana's route was modified so that it went up through the existing residential area and ultimately became the Corso Matteotti.

 

Earlier, the easiest access for those coming from the north was the one no longer existing in the Market Gate, located just below the Grain Square.

 

60 canvases and 268 drawings by Amos Cassioli and his son Giuseppe
40 works by various authors from the Institute of Art of Siena

 

Click here to see the film on the frescoes of the SALA DEL RISORGIMENTO in Siena with the two large frescoes, by Amos Cassioli.