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Museo Vincenzo Vela

Largo Vela, Ligornetto, Switzerland
+41 58 481 30 40
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Vela's works and the Museum are wonderful! Everything is located in a beautiful garden with several... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2012
Lugano, Switzerland
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The Vincenzo Vela Museum is one of the most important artists' house-museums to have been erected in nineteenth-century Europe. Conceived by the great realist sculptor Vincenzo Vela from Ticino (1820-91) at the height of his career, and transformed into a public museum after it was donated to the Swiss state, in addition to Vincenzo Vela's gallery of monumental plaster casts it includes the bequests of the sculptor Lorenzo Vela (1812-97) and painter Spartaco Vela (1854-95), a remarkable collection of nineteenth-century Lombard and Piedmontese paintings, hundreds of autograph drawings and one of the earliest private collections of photographs in Switzerland.
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Oct 12, 2012
Feb 11, 2017
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Largo Vela, Ligornetto, Switzerland
+41 58 481 30 40
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

Vela's works and the Museum are wonderful! Everything is located in a beautiful garden with several rare trees and plants.

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MuseoVincenzoVela, Public Relations Manager at Museo Vincenzo Vela, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2014

Thank you slavifox for your review! We really appreciate that you liked our collection of citrus!

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