A random fact for your day:
During my time, I had one of the most prestigious horse stables in the city.
Nowadays, the stables have been turned into an extra storage facility for the museum to use for my collection.
I am an self-taught artist and avid collector active during the 19th and being of the 20th centuries. The Stibbert family came from Norfolk, United Kingdom.
Via Federigo Stibbert, 26
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The Stibbert family came from Norfolk, United Kingdom. Thomas Stibbert came to Italy after having fought against Napoleon in Spain. He went to Rome and later to Florence where he met Giulia Cafaggi (who he married in Malta). They had three children, me being the eldest, born in 1838.
The Anglo-Italian origin greatly influenced the growth and the culture of the my younger self. I was sent to Harrow-on-the-hill for my education, but did not accept the hard rules imposed by the school, later attending Cambridge. I was very attached to my family house in Montughi, Florence, bought by my mother when my father died in 1849.
All my life I traveled to the principal capitals of Europe making contacts with the most important antique dealers of my time. For about fifty years I worked hard at my dream of transforming my house in Montughi into a historical museum. After my death in 1906 the museum was opened to the public (1909).