The Gallerie dell'Accademia constitute the most important collection of Venetian painting in the world. The architectural complex that now houses the Great Galleries of the Academy consists of several historic buildings: the church of Santa Maria della Carità, its monastery and the spaces of the Great School.
The Galleries house the most important collection of Venetian paintings from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, including some absolute masterpieces such as La Tempesta by Giorgione, La Pietà by Titian, The cycle of stories of Sant'Orsola by Carpaccio from the homonymous school and Il Convito in Casa di Levi by Veronese.
On the top floor of the Palladian convent is the Quadreria, open to the public free of charge, by reservation only.
The Cabinet of Drawings of the Galleries possesses among others some of the most important sheets of Western culture, including Leonardo's Vitruvian Man.
Campo della Carita, 1050
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