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.

Octagonal casket
Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
1370/80-1433
Bone, Ebony, Ivory
40 x 32 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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THE DIGITAL LIBRARY

After over four hundred years of history Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana is continuing its opening up to the world trajectory, structuring its original mission in the digital sphere too thanks to the digitalisation of some of its manuscript collections and the adoption of advanced technologies, in order to allow the widest free use of its digital contents.
In collaboration with: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, University of Notre Dame (IN, USA).

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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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IMAGE REQUESTS

Applications concerning manuscripts and printed books, archive materials, engravings and drawings, including Leonardo’s Codex Atlanticus, and the works in the Art Gallery, statues, paintings and materials identified with an inventory number, should be forwarded through the dedicated form.

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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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WHAT’S ON

NEW PINACOTECA OPENING HOURS FROM JULY 1

Pinacoteca

NEW PINACOTECA OPENING HOURS FROM JULY 1

From July 1: Monday to Sunday 10.00-18.00, Closed Wednesday | Thursday 10.00-22.00 (until 14.07.2022) |

09/06/2022
NEWS
The Ambrosiana enters into the web3 with the project The Visi

Ambrosiana

The Ambrosiana enters into the web3 with the project The Visi

On the occasion of the 570th year of Leonardo da Vinci's birth, The Visi was born on the ethereum blockchain. The collection (pfp) is the result of a long study and dialogue with collectors, artists and art experts.

15/04/2022
NEWS
LIBRARY OPENING HOURS FROM APRIL 26

Biblioteca

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS FROM APRIL 26

From April 26, open Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 17.00. Reservation required.

07/04/2022
NEWS
MATTIOLI/CARAVAGGIO. THE LIGHTFUL FRUIT

Pinacoteca

MATTIOLI/CARAVAGGIO. THE LIGHTFUL FRUIT

The exhibition features twenty oil works by Carlo Mattioli, one of the Italian masters of twentieth century art, which interact with Caravaggio's Basket of Fruit

07/05/2022-03/07/2022
Exhibition

ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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