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The Pinacoteca di Brera: the ultimate collection of masterpieces

The Pinacoteca di Brera is one of the most important museums in Italy and Europe that features an impressive collection of masterpieces belonging to the Italian artistic heritage and tradition. The History of the Pinacoteca di Brera The Pinacoteca di Brera is hosted within the Palazzo Brera. The building was entirely renovated by architect Giuseppe Piermarini, the same designer that was commissioned the construction of the La Scala Opera House. It was in 1773 when the Jesuits, who formerly owned the Palazzo, where evicted and the building went under the control of the Austrians. The Empress Maria Theresa decided to…