Ambrosiana

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A section devoted to the Ambrosiana’s immense and varied patrimony: here you can search the unique catalogue of the Library or of drawings, view the masterpieces in the Gallery and learn about the most recent restoration of works in the Library and Gallery.

The Annunciation
Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
1535-1539
oil on canvas
208 x 144 cm
(detail)

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A section devoted to the Ambrosiana’s immense and varied patrimony: here you can search the unique catalogue of the Library or of drawings, view the masterpieces in the Gallery and learn about the most recent restoration of works in the Library and Gallery.

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COLLECTIONS

Admire the Ambrosiana collections: more than 150 works online with exclusive images.

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COLLEZIONI
CAPOLAVORI

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MASTERPIECES

Discover the masterpieces in the Ambrosiana’s Art Gallery.

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CODEX ATLANTICUS

The largest collection of Leonardo da Vinci’s writings and drawings.

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CODICE ATLANTICO
CATALOGO BIBLIOTECA

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LIBRARY CATALOGUE

Search the unified catalogue of the manuscripts and book collections in the Ambrosiana (now being completed: for specific research it is necessary, scholars should complete the search by consulting the paper catalogue on the premises)

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CATALOGUE OF DRAWINGS

Consult the inventory-catalogue of drawings in the Ambrosiana Library, currently being completed in conjunction with the University of Notre Dame, USA

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CATALOGO DISEGNI

VIRTUAL TOUR

Immerse yourself in the Sala Federiciana, the Aula Leonardi and the courtyard (Cortile degli Spiriti Magni) with Google Street View!

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Virtual Tour

WHAT’S ON

Leonardo da Vinci and his legacy.<br>The artists and the techniques

Pinacoteca

Leonardo da Vinci and his legacy.
The artists and the techniques

The exhibition reveals the profound resonance that Leonardo's teaching in the field of design had on his students, his followers and the Lombard artists of the time.

17/09/2019-12/01/2020
Exhibition
November 5 and 6: Room of the Raphael Cartoon closed to the public

Pinacoteca

November 5-6: Room of the Raphael Cartoon closed to the public

The Room of The Raphael Cartoon will be closed to the public on November 5 and 6

25/09/2019
NEWS
The first ten years of the Classe di Slavistica of the Accademia Ambrosiana: life, research and outlook

Accademia

The first ten years of the Classe di Slavistica of the Accademia Ambrosiana: life, research and outlook

Since its foundation, ten years ago, the Classe di Slavistica of the Accademia Ambrosiana has been proposing itself as a place for the growth of knowledge, of research and of scholarly connections in Italy and abroad, due to its peculiar and rich placement within the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.

25/10/2019-26/10/2019
DIES ACCADEMICI
MARINA ABRAMOVIC | ESTASI

Pinacoteca

MARINA ABRAMOVIC | ESTASI

From October 18 to December 31, 2019, Marina Abramovic arrives in the Sala Sottofedericiana of the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, with the video cycle “The Kitchen. Homage to Saint Therese"

18/10/2019-31/12/2019
Exhibition

ONLINE COLLECTION

(157 online artworks)

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