Nederlands Interuniversitair Kunsthistorisch Instituut te Florence (NIKI)

by Jean Marie Carey on April 27, 2012

Viale Torricelli 5
50125 Florence
T) +39 055 221 612

Visiting Hours:
Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 13:00 13:30 – 17:30

Resources offered:
There are over 50,000 monographs; 250 journals; 1,000 microfiche, CD-ROM and videos; and 5,000 auction catalogs. The focus on the library is the artistic relationship between Northern and Southern Europe. Included in the collection are sections devoted to graphic arts, drawing and iconology. In recent years, the library has seen a substantial increase in publications related to modern and contemporary art.

Terms of access: 
To access the library both a form of photo identification, generally a passport, and a letter of presentation.

The library is located on  the south side of the city outside the old city walls. The closest bus stops are Piazzale Galileo (#12 or #13) and Via del Gelsomino (#37) from the city center going toward Due Strade/Tavarnuzze.

Closing dates:
The Dutch University Institute is closed the entire month of August as well as other Italian holidays.

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