Pinacoteca civica "F. Podesti"
The Civic Art Gallery Francesco Podesti is located in the historical center of Ancona. The current location of the Art Gallery is at Bosdari Palace, dates back to 1973. Inside there are important paintings of Francesco Podesti, Carlo da Camerino, Arcangelo di Cola and Andrea Lilli, as well as several valuable works of Venetian origin, territory which Ancona was closely linked to constant business relations. Significant remarkable "Madonna and Child" by Crivelli, "Sacred Conversation" by Lorenzo Lotto, "The Immaculate Conception" and "Santa Palazia" by Guercino, the Pala Gozzi by Tiziano Vecellio depicting "The Apparition of the Virgin." A section is home to modern art with works by Bartolini, Bucci, Cagli, Campigli, Cassinari, Cucchi, Levi, Trubbiani and other important contemporary artists. The original core of the works that make up the Civica Pinacoteca dates back to the years between 1880 and 1888 thanks to a donation from the Podesti, a large group of his cartoons and sketches. Added to these are works from churches, municipal funds, deposits and private donations.