Location ufficiale segnalata da: Redazione Viaggiareinpuglia
Palazzo della Marra was, since the mid-1500s, aristocratic Orsini, before moving in over the next century to the family of Marra.
By the impressive Baroque style and elegant interior decoration, was chosen to house the rich collection of works of the famous painter Giuseppe De Nittis Barletta, one of the main representatives of the European art scene 800. "South to the south, French in Paris and London in London" so he said to him the Italian critic Vittorio Pica in his essay "Giuseppe De Nittis, the man and the artist," 1914, to highlight the universality and 'Europeanism of his art.
The path museum, the experience Neapolitan landscapes from life, then move on to the suggestions of metropolitan cities such as Paris and London, which had so impressed the artist, caught in their modernity as the voluptuousness of the aristocratic salons. Finally, the lyrical intimacy of the female figures. Many artists who animated the scene with him in Paris in the second half of the nineteenth century, the rich program of exhibitions bear witness to a common feeling impressionist, a unique opportunity for art lovers visiting Barletta.