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Rizieri Bacarelli, grandfather of Riccardo Bacarelli, first obtained his license to launch his gallery, Antichità Bacarelli, in 1923. In 1947 following the death of Rizieri, his young son Benvenuto took control of the firm. This began the rapid rise of the fortune of the gallery, followed by the continual participation, in every Biennale, Benvenuto was a member of the Collegio di Consulenza of the fair from 1975 to 1987. The gallery now directed by the son Riccardo, offers a wide selection of forniture, objects of art, sculpture and paintings which span the period from Renaissance to the end of the 18th century. However, the main speciality of the galleries in sculpture and paintings. These are the areas that Riccardo Bacarelli has spent his life studying. The gallery is situated in the heart of Florence at Via dei Fossi 45r. The firm counts as its client numerous important public institutions as well as the Italian Fine Arts Commission not to mention numerous banking institutions and private collectors throughout the world. The gallery also does valuations and can arrange for written expertise.
Riccardo Bacarelli, is the general secretary of the Italian Antique Dealers Association, is part of the organizing committee of the Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato di Firenze (BIAF). The Bacarelli Gallery participates in the most important international fairs like the TEFAF of Maastricht, the Frieze Masters of London and the BIAF of Florence.




ANTICHITA’ BACARELLI s.r.l. - Via dei Fossi, 45r 50123 Firenze - Tel : 055-215457 - - Facebook