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Giovanni Morscio Gallery

What to see in Dolceacqua, Imperia

  • Via Doria, 2-6, Dolceacqua (IM)

the Giovanni Morscio Gallery was born in 1970 thanks to a donation of works of art arranged by the painter Giovanni Morscio in favor of the municipality of Dolceacqua. Morscio (1887-1972) was a painter primarily devoted to the fresco and natura morta, active in Liguria and in Nice; exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants in 1930 and exercised in France also the activity of the gallerist.

The original collection is based on a selection of works by Morscio and some Italian painters and French among his contemporaries: Éloi-Noël Bouvard, Mario Ameglio, Eugenio Bonivento Cirano Castelfranchi, Georges Chappuis, Gaston Cirmeuse, Yves Diey, Robert Duflos, Charley Garry, Maurice Martin, Maurice Louis Monnot, Fernando Pelosini, Alberto Rossi, André Salomon The Tropezien. After the death of Morscio entered the collection paintings by Achille Cabiati, Marcello Cammi, Franco Giglio and Mario Raimondo (said "Barbadirame").

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Doria Castle
Doria Castle
The Doria Castle is an ancient fortification of Dolceacqua, in Liguria.
Via Doria, 16, Dolceacqua (IM)
0.07 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Sundial of the Church of Visitation
Sundial of the Church of Visitation
The Church of the Visitation in the village of Perinaldo, in Liguria, is traditionally linked to the figure of the astronomer G.D.Cassini
Via Visitazione, 1, Perinaldo (IM)
3.89 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
The Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli
The Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli
The Church fortress of the Madonna degli Angeli dates back to the year 1000. Transformed into a place of worship in 1400, is completely frescoed in cycles that go from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century.
Via degli Angeli, Apricale (IM)
4.15 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Church of the purification of the Virgin Mary
Church of the purification of the Virgin Mary
on the top of the bell tower was fixed a bicycle facing upwards.
Via Fiume, 1, Apricale (IM)
4.27 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Astronomical Observatory G.D. Cassini
Astronomical Observatory G.D. Cassini
The Astronomical Observatory is located inside the premises of the Town Hall of the village of Perinaldo, in Liguria.
Piazza Mons. Antonio Rossi, 19, Perinaldo (IM)
4.29 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Castle of the Lizard
Castle of the Lizard
The Feudal castle was erected in the X century approximately by the counts of Ventimiglia and belonged then to the noble family of the Doria. Therein is housed the Museum of the history of Apricale, where are kept the famous medieval statutes apricalesi o
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 3, Apricale (IM)
4.32 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Ancient Musical Instruments Museum
Ancient Musical Instruments Museum
The Museum of ancient musical instruments is located in the village of Seborga, in Liguria.
Via G. Verdi, 10, Seborga (IM)
6.14 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Church of San Martino
Church of San Martino
The Church of San Martino is located in the heart of the village of Seborga, in Liguria.
Via Antonio Maccario, 9, Seborga (IM)
6.18 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery
Church of San Bernardo
Church of San Bernardo
Inside the church you can admire the cycle of frescoes by Giovanni Canavesio on Passion and the Final Judgment (1462), inspired by the christian dramaturgy.
Piazza Umberto I, 1,, Pigna (IM)
9.65 Kilometers from Giovanni Morscio Gallery

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