Though not an art museum or gallery proper, the Horne Museum (Museo della Fondazione Horne, or, briefly, Museo Horne) manages to make its way through in the world of Florentine art edifices by a rather miscellaneous collection of exhibits. The existence of this museum is owed to the contribution of Herbert Percy Horne, an English art critic which amassed an impressive number of paintings, statues, furniture, drawings tools and ornaments dating back as early as the Antiquity. The main highlights to draw the attention an the curiosity refer to works of Filippino Lippi, Benozzo Gozzoli, Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti and Bernardo Daddi, though the pieces of Florentine furniture displayed on the second floor of the building fall nothing short of being worth of admiring.

Name:
Museo della Fondazione Horne
Address:
6 Via dei Benci, Florence
Telephone number:
0039 (0) 55 244 661
Fax:
0039 (0)55 200 9252
Website:
www.museohorne.it

6 Via dei Benci, Florence

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