Italian Art in a Palace
This museum is the Palace of Fine Arts. The palace, the museum, and the statue owe their name to a cardinal ve was Napoleon’s uncle and an art aficionado. Cardinal Fesch gifted his collection of over 17,000 works of art (of which 16,000 are paintings) to the island. It ranges from primitive art to the Italian Renaissance. Most are found in numerous museums around the world, but this museum has 1000 works which comprise the second largest collection of Italian art after Louvre. It’s open from October 1 to April 30, with opening hours of Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 to 17h, and the rest of the week from 12 to 17h.