Poldi Pezzoli Museum
Via Alessandro Manzoni, 12, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
About Poldi Pezzoli Museum
The Poldi Pezzoli Museum is a house museum located in the central Via Manzoni in Milan; was created by Count Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli who, by means of a testamentary disposition of 1871, had set up a Poldi-Pezzoli artistic foundation that would collect in perpetuity the works of art he himself collected and that was in the home at the time of his death. The autonomous foundation was later erected as a non-profit organization with Royal Decree in 1887.
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