Saturdays and Sundays
18:00 or 21:00 (Italian time)
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What you'll need
On this interactive online tour your guide will lead you on a discovery of some of the most ground-breaking works of art by the old masters, including Raphael, Piero della Francesca and the great Lombard artist, Caravaggio. This educational experience is a relaxing and entertaining way to learn about some of the most mesmerizing pieces of Italian art, whether you are a committed art lover or just have a passing interest in fabulous paintings. From the comfort of your armchair you'll be able to admire the details and absorb the magnificence of priceless works that were sought after by kings and clergy before ending up in the Brera museum.
With the aid of high resolution images of the paintings and a presentation to complete their stories your guide, a specialist in art history, will take you inside the lives of a selection of the masterpieces in the museum and tell you about the joys and pains the painters experienced in achieving them. Sacred symbols, glorious Venetian colourism and precise Tuscan draughtsmanship will be explained through some of the finest works requisitioned by Napoleon. You'll have a whole new insight into Crivelli altarpieces and Caravaggesque interiors when you finally get to come here and see them for yourself.
After each painting has been illustrated you'll have the chance to ask all those unanswered questions just as if you were on a live guided tour.
Highlights of Brera