Museo di Arte Sacra di  Santa Giulia
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The Museum of Sacred Art of Santa Giulia

Art and documents relating to the Saint's life

Livorno
The museum is located in the rooms connected to the Church of Santa Giulia. Construction began in 1602 following the project of Alessandro Pieroni. The painting gallery includes in its collection liturgical objects and documents which speak to the importance of the Knights of Saint Stephen in Livorno as well as the crown of the collection, the monumental reliquary of Saint Julia. Attributed to the silversmiths Leonardi and Pieralli, it was commissioned by Cosimo III de' Medici. A gilded base supports a fortress which represents Livorno and above which is placed a silver statue of Saint Julia. Worth noting are the work in velvet on wood created by Antonio Leonardi in 1682 and restored in 1828 and a panel painting from the school of Giotto dated to the first half of the 14th century which represents Saint Julia with scenes from her life.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday, 10am-1pm, by reservation only through the Administration of the Arciconfraternita: +39 0586 883598

Free entrance.
Accessible: No

Contact:
Via di Santa Giulia
LIVORNO (LIVORNO)
Ph: +39 0586 883598
Email: confraternita@santagiulia.org
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