Il Torrione museum

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Forio d'Ischia
Il Torrione museum
Forio d'Ischia - 80075
Via Torrione
+39 081 3332126

Museo Il Torrione
The Torrione stands in the homonym street, was built at the expense of the university at the beginning of the XVI century, has served as a watch and defense tower. It was equipped with several guns, one of which remained there until 1787 used to shoot blanks in the days of major religious holidays.
At the end of the last century, the city donated it to the sculptor Giovanni Maltese (1852-1913) who adapted it as his home and studio. Today is home to the Museum dedicated to the sculptor.
There are works that the sculptor had with him at the time of death. The British painter's wife Fayrer Fanny Jane (1851 Cumberwell Forio 1926), gave the tower, the town of Forio before he died.

Open from 01-01-2012
to 31-12-2012

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Opere d'arte

sculptures

  • Pidocchiosi by Maltese Giovanni
  • Pescatore, contadino, borghese by Maltese Giovanni
  • Naufragio di Agrippina by Maltese Giovanni
  • Naufrago by Maltese Giovanni
  • Donna anziana by Maltese Giovanni
  • Donna con orecchini by Maltese Giovanni
  • Giovane donna del popolo by Maltese Giovanni
  • Pescatore foriano by Maltese Giovanni
  • Uomo con la pipa by Maltese Giovanni

design

  • Autoritratti by Maltese Giovanni
  • Ritratto di Jane Fanny Fayrer by Maltese Giovanni
  • Giovane efebo by Maltese Giovanni

Soon it will be reopened the lower hall of the Tower to host art exhibitions.

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