Designed by Leopold Pollak in 1790, this sumptuous villa was once the summer home of Napoleon and his step-son Eugene de Beauharnais. The elegant furnishings and gardens create an appropriately romantic backdrop for an art museum, which can be found on the second and third floors of the main building. The collection of paintings is diverse, ranging from neoclassical works by Appiani and Canova to futurist pieces by Balla and Boccioni to more famous names like Gauguin, Cézanne, and Van Gogh. There is also a collection devoted solely to the stylized equestrian sculptures of Marino Marini. The museum is conveniently located in Giardini Pubblici and offers free admission to the public.
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