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The Galleria Estense or Estense Gallery is an art museum in Modena, with mainly Italian paintings from the 14th to the 18th century, formed around the collection of the House of Este, rulers of Modena (1288–1796). It is located on the upper floor of the Palazzo dei Musei, on the St. Augustine square, a building from the late 18th century. It was opened in 1884.

Galleria Estense
Palazzo dei Musei.jpg
Palace of Musei
LocationLargo Porta Sant'Agostino, 337
41121 Modena, Italy
Coordinates44°38′55″N 10°55′18″E / 44.6485°N 10.9216°E / 44.6485; 10.9216
TypeArt museum, Historic site
WebsiteOfficial website
Nativity with the Two Midwives by Pellegrino Aretusi, ca. 1500.



Madonna Campori by Correggio

Further readingEdit

  • The Estense Gallery of Modena: a guide to the history and the art collections by Maria Grazia Bernardini, Silvana 2007.


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