Ambrosiana

Mediateca

Mediateca

THE PALM OF FEDERICO BORROMEO
THE COPPER PALM TREE OF CARDINAL FEDERICO BORROMEO | LAST PART

THE COPPER PALM TREE OF CARDINAL FEDERICO BORROMEO | LAST PART

This particular and - I would say also precious - artifact remained confined in the crypt of San Sepolcro for decades and it was practically ignored.

THE PALM OF FEDERICO BORROMEO
THE SYMBOLISM OF THE COPPER PALM-TREE MANUFACTURED AT BEHEST OF FEDERICO BORROMEO

THE SYMBOLISM OF THE COPPER PALM-TREE MANUFACTURED AT BEHEST OF FEDERICO BORROMEO

What is the meaning that Cardinal Federico wanted to give to this copper palm tree, located in the heart of the Ambrosiana Library? The palm, by its nature, has a polymorphic, very varied, symbolism...

THE PALM OF FEDERICO BORROMEO
COPPER PALM TREE

COPPER PALM TREE

Msgr Navoni, deputy Prefect of the Ambrosiana, illustrates the copper palm tree created at the beginning of the 16th at the behest of Cardinal Borromeo.

WHAT’S ON

Notice for the users of the Reading Room

Biblioteca

 The historical and literary sources of the Betrothed

Pinacoteca

The historical and literary sources of the Betrothed

From 12 October 2023, rooms 2 and 3 of the Pinacoteca, exhibition included in the entrance ticket to the museum.

12/10/2023-30/01/2024
Exhibition
GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Ambrosiana

GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Every Saturday at 15.30 a guided tour of the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca, together with professional guides of our official partner AdArtem

01/04/2023-30/06/2024