Ambrosiana

Armillary sphere Giannello Torriani

Armillary sphere

Giannello Torriani

  • TITLE

    : Armillary sphere
  • AUTHOR

    : Giannello Torriani
  • DATE

    : c. 1600 - 1650
  • TYPE

    : Scientific instrument
  • TECNIQUE

    : Silvered brass
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 39 × 22.1 cm
  • SUBJECT

    :
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    :
  • ROOM

    : 8

Tradition has it that this armillary sphere, which is mounted on an elegantly engraved lobated support, originally belonged to Saint Charles Borromeo. It can be used to study the movement of the moon according not to the ancient Ptolemaic view but to the new Copernican system.

YOU MAY BE ALSO BE INTERESTED:

  • TITLE

    Armillary sphere
  • AUTHOR

    Giannello Torriani
  • DATE

    c. 1600 - 1650
  • TYPE

    Scientific instrument
  • TECNIQUE

    Silvered brass
  • DIMENSIONS

    39 × 22.1 cm
  • SUBJECT

  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

  • ROOM

    8

WHAT’S ON

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
OCTOBER 2020: <br>READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

Ambrosiana

OCTOBER 2020: READING ROOM OPENING HOURS

Opening hours and access rules for the month of October

15/09/2020
NEWS
AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

Ambrosiana

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

The exhibition shows a series of autograph documents of prominent women kept in the Ambrosiana.

30/05/2020-11/10/2020
Exhibition
ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

Ambrosiana

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

The exhibition presents a selection of volumes that trace the history of medical studies from the beginning of the millennium to the time when Leonardo da Vinci was active, together with seven sheets of the Atlantic Code of anatomical subject.

30/05/2020-11/10/2020
Exhibition