Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Courtyard of Palazzo Brera

Courtyard of Palazzo Brera by Giuseppe Piermarini, 1780
Via Brera
Milan, November 2016

“Palazzo Brera or Palazzo di Brera is a monumental palace in Milan, in Lombardy in northern Italy. It was a Jesuit college for two hundred years. It now houses several cultural institutions including the Accademia di Brera, the art academy of the city, and its gallery, the Pinacoteca di Brera; the Orto Botanico di Brera, a botanical garden; an observatory, the Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera; the Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, a learned society; and an important library, the Biblioteca di Brera.” (Palazzo Brera, Wikipedia)

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