The museum is located at the ground floor of the fine Neo-Renaissance building on the banks of the river Arno
A keen collector and refined intellectual, Siviero managed to collect many works of Ancient art including Etruscan findings; Ancient Roman busts; 14th and 15th century wooden statues; Medieval paintings on gold backgrounds, Renaissance and Baroque pictures, bronzes, terracottas, liturgical objects, and beautiful furniture. Furthermore, a group of works of important Italian modern artists such as Giorgio De Chirico, Giacomo Manzù, Ardengo Soffici, Pietro Annigoni, who were all friends of Siviero.
This patrimony perfectly reflects the personality of its owner who loved art so deeply and it has the same kind of charm you can find in the palaces full of magnificent art collections Florence inherited from Bardini, Horne and Stibbert. The House-museum is a document of the taste and way of life of the educated 20th century Florentine middle-class and it gives the possibility of visiting the private treasures of a "James Bond" of art.The museum also hosts exhibitions and other cultural events, the actualization of which is entrusted by Regione Toscana to the Associazione Amici dei Musei Fiorentini.
Casa Siviero Lungarno Serristori 1/3 - Firenze Ph: +39 055 2345219 Entrance: free Opening Hours: Mondays, 9:30am-12:30pm; Saturdays, 3:30pm-6:30pm. Source: Museum Casa Rodolfo Siviero
If you are visiting Tuscany you cannot miss Florence. The Renaissance city is a treasure trove of art with an astonishing contemporary vibe. Beyond the extraordinary artistic heritage, a testimony to its centuries of civilization, the best way to enjoy Florence is to stroll along the riverside avenues at sunset, or to get lost among the city’s myriad alleyways of the bohemian Oltrarno or the ...