Antonio Bellomi Photographic Museum

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Antonio Bellomi Photographic Museum

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The Antonio Bellomi Photographic Museum of Cortenova , in Valsassina , was founded in 2004 thanks to a donation that Belloni’s family made to the commune.

The museum offers an artistic and historical heritage composed of over 5000 photografic plates in glass made by Antonio Bellomi (1901-1986), three painting of Giovanni Vattimo (1952) and some furnishings and objects belonging to the daily life of the early twentieth century.

The photographs , donated to the Municipality by Bellomi’s Family , tracing the daily life in Valsassina in that period and are a testament of the territory transformation occured over the past century. Every year , the museum organizes a thematic summer exhibition that , going through the selection and the development on paper of hundred of plates , presents to the public a set of landscapes , portraits , group photos , representations of local events and simple moments of the daily reality.

The museum can be visited in the weekends in August from 4 to 7 p.m.: in the other period it is opened only for special occasions or on request.

 

 

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Antonio Bellomi Photographic Museum
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Antonio Bellomi Photographic Museum
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The Photographic Museum of Antonio Bellomi is located in Cortenova in Valsassina and it hosts a fotographic exhibition of Antonio Bellomi (1901-1986), some furnishings and objects belonging to the daily life of the early twentieth century and three painting of Giovanni Vattimo.
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Montagne Lago di Como
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