A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence


A city. A family. A collection of magnificence. Introducing the private art collection of one of Florence’s most eminent families, the Corsini family.

In Brief

Dates: Feb 24 - Jun 18, 2018
Venue / Address:
Perth Cultural Centre, Perth

Ticket Information

$15 Adult | $12 AGWA Member / Concession / Senior Children 4 and under, free

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Booking Information

Tickets are on sale at artgallery.wa.gov.au and at the Art Gallery of WA

In Detail
Featuring Renaissance and Baroque paintings by Italian artists such as Botticelli, Tintoretto, Caravaggio and Pontormo – these extraordinary works of art have been preserved over centuries, surviving the devastation of World War II and the great flood of Florence.
This personal collection includes portraits, landscapes, mythological and religious paintings, plus fascinating decorative objects and furniture from the Palazzo Corsini.
Leaving the city it’s called home for 600 years, this is the first time this collection has toured outside Italy and will be the only showing in Australia.
Experience for yourself this uniquely visual history of passion, fortune, and survival.
10am-5pm, Saturday 24 February
Experience Italian life with an opening day celebration featuring Florentine history, Italian food and wine, art-making activities.
The Corsini Collection
1-2pm, Thursdays – Sundays
Tour free, exhibition admission fees apply
Pre-book a guided tour as part of your exhibition experience and join a Voluntary Gallery Guide for a revealing insight into this magnificent, private collection.
2-3pm, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June 
Why not buy a season pass and join us on the second Sunday of each month for a tour series covering the religion, beauty, colour and history of the Corsini Collection.
Thanks to Singapore Airlines
Every exhibition ticket purchased goes into the prize draw for a fantastic trip for two to Rome and Florence including a private tour of the Palazzo Corsini on the banks of the Arno River.