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The Diocesan Museum of Pienza is located inside the Bishop’s Palace composed of the Palazzo Borgia, once owned by Cardinal Rodrigo, future Pope Alexander VI, which overlooks the square, and also of the palace of Cardinal Francesco Jouffroy of Arras, which develops instead along the course Rossellino where the current entrance is located.

Inside the rooms there are works of art dating back to different eras: the Madonna and Child by Pietro Lorenzetti catches the eye for the intensity of the gaze between Mother and Son, the splendid Englishmade Pivial donated to the Cathedral by Pope Pius II is made with the technique called opus anglicanum. There are also numerous jewellery works and various paintings by the great masters of the Renaissance, such as “Vecchietta”, Luca Signorelli, Fra Bartolomeo della Porta.