Ambrosiana

LOOK AT ME!


Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

TRUER THAN LIFE


Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

JOURNEY IN THE RENAISSANCE


Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

THE AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO: THE REAL CENTRE OF MILAN


Educational tour
Church youth clubs, Junior secondary schools, Primary schools, Senior secondary schools

Educational tours and guided visits

Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

LOOK AT ME!

A portrait enables us to discover a great deal about a person, even without knowing it.

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Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

THOUGHTS AND WORDS

Our goal is to discover the genius of Leonardo in a sort of “literary journey”, through the words of the many scholars who have studied the Tuscan artist over the centuries.

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Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

TRUER THAN LIFE

Visitors will be guided to discover artworks that lay great stress on representing reality, the cornerstone of Caravaggio’s revolution in the 17th century.

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Educational tour
Church youth clubs, Primary schools

EVEN THE WALLS SPEAK. RAPHAEL AND THE STORY OF A FRESCO

Interactive and playful visit.
An immense drawing, an extraordinary artist of the Italian Renaissance, but what is a preparatory Cartoon? And how is a fresco made?

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Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools
Educational tour
Church youth clubs, Junior secondary schools, Primary schools, Senior secondary schools

THE AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO: THE REAL CENTRE OF MILAN

A fascinating journey that from the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca leads to Milan’s millennial past

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Educational tour
Guided visit

THE AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO: THE REAL CENTRE OF MILAN

A fascinating journey that from the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca leads to the millennial past of Milan, up to the Crypt of San Sepolcro

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Guided visit
Church youth clubs, Primary schools

GUESS WHO? JOURNEY THROUGH THE AMBROSIANA PORTRAITS

Does he wear glasses? Is he wearing a hat? Does he have mustache? Inspired by one of the most popular games, thanks to a series of questions we will discover the many characters who, through their portraits, live in the rooms of the Pinacoteca.

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The other faces of the Ambrosiana

The most magical and ancient places of Milan: the ancient Forum where Constantine, St. Ambrose, St. Augustine and Theodosius walked, and the lower Church of Santo Sepolcro, built by the Crusaders… as well as a colossal statue of St. Charles Borromeo on Lake Maggiore; a Museum-Home at the Sacro Monte of Varese; a Foundation dedicated to the promotion of young artists: this is also the Ambrosiana!
Discover the other institutions of the Ambrosiana

THE COLOSSUS OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

THE COLOSSUS OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA

The Colossus of Saint Charles in Arona, which popular tradition has affectionately dubbed San Carlone, was created in the seventeenth century at the behest of Federico Borromeo, archbishop of Milan and founder of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.

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MARCO MANTOVANI FOUNDATION

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

MARCO MANTOVANI FOUNDATION

The Marco Mantovani Foundation seeks to preserve and enhance the works of the sculptor Marco Mantovani, as evidence of the life of an artist dedicated to sculpture and art.

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ROMAN FORUM

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

ROMAN FORUM

Between 1990 and 1992, archaeological excavations conducted underneath the ancient cellars of the Ambrosiana brought to light a portion of the pavement of the ancient Roman forum, the heart of Mediolanum's political, economic and religious life.

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CHURCH OF SAN SEPOLCRO

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

CHURCH OF SAN SEPOLCRO

The church of San Sepolcro was founded in 1030, when a Milanese moneyer named Rozzone built a church on the ancient Roman forum. Archbishop Ariberto d’Intimiano solemnly consecrated it to the Holy Trinity.

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LODOVICO POGLIAGHI MUSEUM-HOME

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

LODOVICO POGLIAGHI MUSEUM-HOME

Lodovico Pogliaghi was one of the most significant Lombard artists to live in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

Mary Magdalene Penitent, Guido Reni (1575-1642)
View of the Interior of the Duomo, NA
Portrait of Napoleon King of Italy, Andrea Appiani (1754-1817)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 858 recto, NA
The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Marco d’Oggiono (1470-1525)
The Last Supper, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Cesare Ligari (1716-1770)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 72 recto, NA
The Holy Family with Sain John, Tobias and the Archangel Raphael, Bonifacio Veronese (1487-1553)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
The School of Athens, Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
Maternity, Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904)
Portrait of Giuseppina Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 710 recto, NA
Saint John the Baptist, Gian Giacomo Caprotti
The Assumption of the Virgin, Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
The Ambrosian Virgil of Francesco Petrarca, NA
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Apse of San Satiro and View of the Duomo, NA
Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome), NA
Napoleon Bonaparte’s gloves, NA
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, Ubertini Francesco detto Bachiacca (1494-1557)
Winter Landscape with Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634)
The Arco della Pace in Milan, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Portrait of Emilia Morosini Zeltner, NA
The infant Jesus with a Lamb, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 860 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 199 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 33 recto, NA
Flowers and Roses, Gaetano Previati (1852-1920)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1069 recto, NA
Pietà (copy from Michelangelo), NA
Portrait of Paolo Morigia, Fede Galizia (1578-1630)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 29 recto, NA
Self Portrait, Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Male portrait, Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
The Adoration with Saint Roch, Gian Pietro Rizzoli detto Giampietrino (1508-1549)
The Damned Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
The Madonna and Child with a Worshipper, Bernardino Betti detto il Pinturicchio (1454-1513)
Portrait of a Young Man, Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco copia da) (1478 circa-1510)
Portrait of a Young Man, Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
Portico in Ruins, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome, Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
The Magdalen and the Angel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
Portrait of a Musician, NA
Washerwomen at the Canal, Emilio Gola (1851-1923)
The Annunciation, Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
Still Life with Musical Instruments, Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)
Christ on the Way to Calvary, Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 845 recto, NA
Locked out of school, Emilio Longoni (1859-1932)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1006 verso, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 851 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 4 recto, NA
Landscape with Saint John the Baptist, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Mouse with Roses, NA
The Virgin of the Rocks, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 455 recto, NA
Sacra Conversazione, Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone (1453-1523)
De divina proportione, Luca Pacioli (1445 circa – 1517)
The Martyrdom of Saint Peter of Verona, Alessandro Bonvicino detto Moretto (1490-1554)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 71 recto, NA
The Adoration, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Jacopo da Ponte detto il Bassano (1510-1592)
Noctes Atticae, Aulo Gellio
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 145 recto, NA
The Kiss, NA
Judith and Holofernes, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
A Soul in Purgatory, NA
Diana the Huntress, Joachim Friess (XVI-XVII secolo)
Self Portrait, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1 recto, NA
Plato, Giovanni Antonio Piatti (1447-1480)
Laocoon (copy of the Vatican original), Leone Leoni
Orrery, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 5 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 844 recto, NA
The Triumph of David, Lucas Hugenszoon detto Luca di Leida (1494-1533)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 719 recto, NA
Daggers with sheath (eared sfondagiaco dagger), Milanese Gunsmiths
The Blessed Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Adoration of the Magi, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
The Madonna of the Pavilion, Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi detto) (1444 o 1445-1510)
Latin astrolabe, Anonymous
Saint Michael the Archangel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 104 recto, NA
Libro d’Ore Borromeo, Cristoforo de Predis (1440-1486)
The Adoration of the Magi, Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
Figured casket, Scultore lombardo
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 139 recto, NA
Portrait of a Pilgrim, Monogrammista HL (XVI secolo)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Portrait of Peter Leopold of Habsburg-Lorraine (later Leopold II), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 149 recto, NA
Crib, Federico Barocci o Baroccio detto il Fiori (1535-1612) (replica di)
Seascape, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove, Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
Cup with Turbo marmoratus shell, Christoph Lencker (1556 circa-1613)
Display case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo Ravasco
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 49 recto, NA
Allegory of Fire, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 3 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1058 verso, NA
Flowers in a Vase, NA
Ceremonial saddle and stirrups. Detail of the wooden horse of Troy, Arte armaiola milanese
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 873 recto, NA
The Madonna Enthroned with Saint Ambrose and Saint Michael, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
llias picta, NA
Christ Crowned with Thorns, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 12 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 909 verso, NA
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Portrait of Bernardino da Lesmo, Bartolomeo Veneto (1502-1530)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 116 recto, NA
Mercury and Argus, Anonimo genovese (XVII secolo)
Nautilus shell, Sconosciuto
Burse, Artista dell’Italia centrale
Portrait of Alessandro Negroni Prati Morosini, NA
Portrait of Saint Charles Borromeo, Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548-1608)
The Madonna Nursing the Child by the Fountain, Bernaert van Orley (1488-1541)
The Holy Family, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
Allegory of Water, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Portrait of a Gentleman (Michel de l’Hospital), Giovan Battista Moroni (1520-1578)
Naturalis Historia, Plinio il Vecchio (23-79 dC)
Jael and Sisera, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Christ Resurrected, Marco Basaiti (1470-1530)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 663 recto, NA
Lesenes and trophies, Agostino Busti detto il Bambaia (1483-1548)
Man in Armour, NA
The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Clock with astrolabe, Sconosciuto
Original Sin, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Allegorical Female Figure, Giovanni Serodine (1600-1631)
The Dormition of the Virgin, Anonimo ferrarese (XV secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 812 recto, NA
Vase of Flowers with Jewel, Coins and Shells, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 26 verso, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 21 recto, NA
The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, Ambito di Francesco Albani (1578-1660)
The Adoration of the Magi, Maestro del Santo Sangue (XVI secolo)
Dantesque window, Giuseppe Bertini (1825-1898)
Portrait of Manfredo Settala, Daniele Crespi (1600-1630) attribuito a
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 117 recto, NA
Mary Magdalene, NA
Octagonal casket, Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 272 verso, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 307 verso, NA
Susanna at her Bath, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
Head of Christ the Redeemer, Gian Giacomo Caprotti detto Salai (1480-1524)
The Adoration of the Magi, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli also known as Morazzone (1571-1626)
Portrait of a Lady, Giovanni Ambrogio De Predis (1455-1508)
Armillary sphere, NA
Kids and Lambs, Francesco Londonio (1723-1783)