The amazing quality of the collection is owing to the fact that Lina Bo Bardi was married to Pietro Maria Bardi, an Italian journalist and art critic, who established the museum in 1947 and only died in 1999.
Bellini, Madonna with Standing Child (1480-90):-
Memling, The Virgin Lamenting (1485-90):-
A very early Raphael Resurrection, painted just after he had left the workshop of Perugino:-
A Bosch Temptation of St. Anthony:-