Ambrosiana

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

  • Exhibition
  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020
  • PINACOTECA

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

  • Exhibition
  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020
  • PINACOTECA

LEONARDO DA VINCI AND GUIDO DA VIGEVANO
ANATOMY IN FIGURES

  • Exhibition
  • Dal 07/02/2020 al 29/03/2020
  • SALA SOTTOFEDERICIANA

Intorno a un codice 2020

  • Dal 19/02/2020 al 18/03/2020
  • BIBLIOTECA

Exhibitions and initiatives

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

The exhibition, set up in rooms 2 and 3 for the edition of Museocity / Museosegreto, dedicated this year to female creativity – but never so far open – offers a series of documents of women who have distinguished themselves, each in their field of investigation.

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  • PINACOTECA

  • May 30-31, June 1-2, then the weekends of June, 10-18

  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020

  • More info in the exhibition's page

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Exhibition

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

The anatomy from the Middle Ages to Leonardo da Vinci, curated by Paola Salvi, features a selection of volumes, all part of the very rich catalog of the Ambrosiana Library, which allows you to trace the evolution of the studies in medicine and anatomyfrom the beginning of the millennium to the time when Leonardo da Vinci was active.

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  • PINACOTECA

  • May 30-31 and June 1-2; then all weekends of June

  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020

  • More info on the exhibition page

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Exhibition

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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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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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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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)

Kids and Lambs, Francesco Londonio (1723-1783)
Orrery, Sconosciuto
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 873 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Man in Armour, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 71 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Pietà (copy from Michelangelo), Leone Leoni
Latin astrolabe, Anonymous
The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Self Portrait, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844)
A Soul in Purgatory, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
The Dormition of the Virgin, Anonimo ferrarese (XV secolo)
The Damned Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Mouse with Roses, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Portrait of Saint Charles Borromeo, Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548-1608)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 812 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Figured casket, Scultore lombardo
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Cup with Turbo marmoratus shell, Christoph Lencker (1556 circa-1613)
Portrait of a Pilgrim, Monogrammista HL (XVI secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1069 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Blessed Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Portrait of Napoleon King of Italy, Andrea Appiani (1754-1817)
Original Sin, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Plato, Giovanni Antonio Piatti (1447-1480)
Allegorical Female Figure, Giovanni Serodine (1600-1631)
Portrait of a Lady, Giovanni Ambrogio De Predis (1455-1508)
The Arco della Pace in Milan, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Holy Family, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)
Noctes Atticae, Aulo Gellio
The Adoration of the Magi, Maestro del Santo Sangue (XVI secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1058 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove, Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
View of the Interior of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Magdalen and the Angel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
The Ambrosian Virgil of Francesco Petrarca, NA
Dantesque window, Giuseppe Bertini (1825-1898)
Washerwomen at the Canal, Emilio Gola (1851-1923)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 33 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 104 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Saint John the Baptist, Gian Giacomo Caprotti
The Martyrdom of Saint Peter of Verona, Alessandro Bonvicino detto Moretto (1490-1554)
The Adoration, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
The Madonna and Child with a Worshipper, Bernardino Betti detto il Pinturicchio (1454-1513)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Jacopo da Ponte detto il Bassano (1510-1592)
The Madonna Enthroned with Saint Ambrose and Saint Michael, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome, Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, Ambito di Francesco Albani (1578-1660)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 5 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
Lesenes and trophies, Agostino Busti detto il Bambaia (1483-1548)
Susanna at her Bath, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)
The infant Jesus with a Lamb, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Mary Magdalene Penitent, Guido Reni (1575-1642)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 4 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1006 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 845 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Virgin of the Rocks, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Christ on the Way to Calvary, Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
Naturalis Historia, Plinio il Vecchio (23-79 dC)
Laocoon (copy of the Vatican original), Leone Leoni
Burse, Artista dell’Italia centrale
Basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
The Madonna of the Pavilion, Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi detto) (1444 o 1445-1510)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 116 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Assumption of the Virgin, Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 72 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Octagonal casket, Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
Diana the Huntress, Joachim Friess (XVI-XVII secolo)
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, Ubertini Francesco detto Bachiacca (1494-1557)
Portrait of Bernardino da Lesmo, Bartolomeo Veneto (1502-1530)
The Annunciation, Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
Christ Crowned with Thorns, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Still Life with Musical Instruments, Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 719 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of a Musician, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Display case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo Ravasco
Mary Magdalene, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
Ceremonial saddle and stirrups. Detail of the wooden horse of Troy, Arte armaiola milanese
Maternity, Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904)
Portrait of a Young Man, Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco copia da) (1478 circa-1510)
Napoleon Bonaparte’s gloves, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 710 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Locked out of school, Emilio Longoni (1859-1932)
Flowers and Roses, Gaetano Previati (1852-1920)
Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome), NA
Apse of San Satiro and View of the Duomo, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
The Triumph of David, Lucas Hugenszoon detto Luca di Leida (1494-1533)
Allegory of Water, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Jael and Sisera, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Portico in Ruins, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 12 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
De divina proportione, Luca Pacioli (1445 circa – 1517)
Landscape with Saint John the Baptist, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Sacra Conversazione, Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone (1453-1523)
Vase of Flowers with Jewel, Coins and Shells, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 307 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Marco d’Oggiono (1470-1525)
The Adoration with Saint Roch, Gian Pietro Rizzoli detto Giampietrino (1508-1549)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 199 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 117 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 149 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 3 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Allegory of Fire, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
The Kiss, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
The Last Supper, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Portrait of a Young Man, Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Cesare Ligari (1716-1770)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 851 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Christ Resurrected, Marco Basaiti (1470-1530)
Head of Christ the Redeemer, Gian Giacomo Caprotti detto Salai (1480-1524)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 21 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of Paolo Morigia, Fede Galizia (1578-1630)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 860 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 272 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Self Portrait, Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 49 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Clock with astrolabe, Sconosciuto
Nautilus shell, Sconosciuto
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 663 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Male portrait, Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 29 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Libro d’Ore Borromeo, Cristoforo de Predis (1440-1486)
Portrait of Alessandro Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
The Madonna Nursing the Child by the Fountain, Bernaert van Orley (1488-1541)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 844 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Two daggers with sheaths (eared sfondagiaco daggers), Armorari milanesi
The Holy Family with Sain John, Tobias and the Archangel Raphael, Bonifacio Veronese (1487-1553)
llias picta, NA
Seascape, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 858 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 909 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 26 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Winter Landscape with Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 455 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 145 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Saint Michael the Archangel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
The Adoration of the Magi, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli detto il Morazzone (1571-1626)
Armillary sphere, Giannello Torriani
Portrait of Emilia Morosini Zeltner, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Portrait of Peter Leopold of Habsburg-Lorraine (later Leopold II), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779)
The School of Athens, Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
Flowers in a Vase, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Portrait of a Gentleman (Michel de l’Hospital), Giovan Battista Moroni (1520-1578)
Portrait of Giuseppina Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
The Adoration of the Magi, Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
Portrait of Manfredo Settala, Daniele Crespi (1600-1630) attribuito a
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 139 recto, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Judith and Holofernes, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Crib, Federico Barocci o Baroccio detto il Fiori (1535-1612) (replica di)
Adoration of the Magi, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Mercury and Argus, Anonimo genovese (XVII secolo)