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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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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

NOVEMBER 2020: <br>READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

Ambrosiana

NOVEMBER 2020: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

Opening hours and access rules for the month of November

16/10/2020
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PINACOTECA: <BR> OPENING HOURS FROM SEPTEMBER 1

Pinacoteca

PINACOTECA: OPENING HOURS FROM SEPTEMBER 1

Opening hours and access rules from September 1

25/09/2020
NEWS

ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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