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Giorgio Kienerk Museum

The works were donated to the municipality of Fauglia by the painter’s daugher, Vittoria

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Fauglia

The Giorgio Kienerk Museum is housed in the 19th-century ex-courthouse in Fauglia, inside what were once the prison cells. It was founded to conserve and ensure public access to the collection of works made by the post-Macchiaioli painter Kienerk, which his daughter Vittoria donated to the local community.

The artist, born in Florence in 1869, spent a lot of time in Fauglia, where he owned a country house, the villa on via Poggio alla Farnia, and where he died in 1948. Kienerk immortalized the hills around the town in many of his works, which visitors can admire in this museum dedicated to his memory, displaying a collection of oil paintings, low-reliefs, sculptures, engravings and lithographs.

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