Ricci Oddi Galleria d'Arte Moderna

Ricci Oddi Galleria d'Arte Moderna information

Location
Piacenza , Italy
Address
Via San Siro 13
Telephone
+390 523 32 07 42
Getting there
Bus: 13 (Circolare Centro Storico)
More information
www.riccioddi.it
Prices
admission €5
Opening hours
9.30am-12.30pm Tue-Thu, 9.30am-12.30pm & 3-6pm Fri-Sun
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Guidebooks covering Piacenza will lead you to the striking Palazzo Farnese, but the city’s hidden secret is this modern art collection amassed by local aficionado, Ricci Oddi, in the early 20th century.

The man clearly had taste. Well-lit and cleverly laid out over a purpose-built gallery, the collection catalogues various artistic schools (Emilian, Lombard) and stylistic movements (symbolism, novecento ) from the 1830s to the 1930s. Jumping out at you are Boldini’s Retrato di Signora and Bocchi’s light-filled La Colazione del Mattino .