Fondazione Ivan Bruschi - Casa Museo dell'Antiquariato Ivan Bruschi
Museum in Arezzo
Ivan Bruschi , born in Castiglion Fibocchi in 1920 into a family of antique furniture dealers, was an antiques dealer first in Florence and then in Arezzo , where he was among the promoters of the birth of the Antiques Fair in 1968.
The Ivan Bruschi Antiques House Museum offers a captivating journey through sixteen rooms spread across three floors. The exhibition layout, thoughtfully curated by the Scuola Normale di Pisa, reflects the collector’s keen eye for presenting his collections in a balanced and harmonious manner. The museum walls are adorned with engravings, drawings, and paintings by renowned artists like Neri di Bicci, Luca Giordano, Sassoferrato, Bicci di Lorenzo, and works associated with Tintoretto and Guido Reni. Some of these artworks are on loan to the Foundation from Ubi Banca.
The museum’s rich collection also includes polychrome Renaissance sculptures crafted by artists such as Della Robbia and Buglioni. Additionally, you can admire precious textiles, weaponry, jewelry, coins, medals, seals, silverware, ceramics, scientific instruments, fossils, and significant historical documents, making it a comprehensive and captivating museum experience.
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Visiting Fondazione Ivan Bruschi - Casa Museo dell'Antiquariato Ivan Bruschi
Wednesday to Sunday: Opening hours 10.00 – 13.00, 14.00 – 18.00