Ambrosiana

LOOK AT ME!


Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

TRUER THAN LIFE


Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

JOURNEY IN THE RENAISSANCE


Educational tour
Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

THE AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO: THE REAL CENTRE OF MILAN


Educational tour
Church youth clubs, Junior secondary schools, Primary schools, Senior secondary schools

Educational tours and guided visits

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LOOK AT ME!

A portrait enables us to discover a great deal about a person, even without knowing it.

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Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

THOUGHTS AND WORDS

Our goal is to discover the genius of Leonardo in a sort of “literary journey”, through the words of the many scholars who have studied the Tuscan artist over the centuries.

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Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools

TRUER THAN LIFE

Visitors will be guided to discover artworks that lay great stress on representing reality, the cornerstone of Caravaggio’s revolution in the 17th century.

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Church youth clubs, Primary schools

EVEN THE WALLS SPEAK. RAPHAEL AND THE STORY OF A FRESCO

Interactive and playful visit.
An immense drawing, an extraordinary artist of the Italian Renaissance, but what is a preparatory Cartoon? And how is a fresco made?

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Junior secondary schools, Senior secondary schools
Educational tour
Church youth clubs, Junior secondary schools, Primary schools, Senior secondary schools

THE AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO: THE REAL CENTRE OF MILAN

A fascinating journey that from the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca leads to Milan’s millennial past

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Educational tour
Guided visit

THE AMBROSIANA AND THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO: THE REAL CENTRE OF MILAN

A fascinating journey that from the masterpieces of the Pinacoteca leads to the millennial past of Milan, up to the Crypt of San Sepolcro

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Guided visit
Church youth clubs, Primary schools

GUESS WHO? JOURNEY THROUGH THE AMBROSIANA PORTRAITS

Does he wear glasses? Is he wearing a hat? Does he have mustache? Inspired by one of the most popular games, thanks to a series of questions we will discover the many characters who, through their portraits, live in the rooms of the Pinacoteca.

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The other faces of the Ambrosiana

The most magical and ancient places of Milan: the ancient Forum where Constantine, St. Ambrose, St. Augustine and Theodosius walked, and the lower Church of Santo Sepolcro, built by the Crusaders… as well as a colossal statue of St. Charles Borromeo on Lake Maggiore; a Museum-Home at the Sacro Monte of Varese; a Foundation dedicated to the promotion of young artists: this is also the Ambrosiana!
Discover the other institutions of the Ambrosiana

ROMAN FORUM

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

ROMAN FORUM

Between 1990 and 1992, archaeological excavations conducted underneath the ancient cellars of the Ambrosiana brought to light a portion of the pavement of the ancient Roman forum, the heart of Mediolanum's political, economic and religious life.

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CHURCH OF SAN SEPOLCRO

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

CHURCH OF SAN SEPOLCRO

The church of San Sepolcro was founded in 1030, when a Milanese moneyer named Rozzone built a church on the ancient Roman forum. Archbishop Ariberto d’Intimiano solemnly consecrated it to the Holy Trinity.

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MARCO MANTOVANI FOUNDATION

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

MARCO MANTOVANI FOUNDATION

The Marco Mantovani Foundation seeks to preserve and enhance the works of the sculptor Marco Mantovani, as evidence of the life of an artist dedicated to sculpture and art.

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LODOVICO POGLIAGHI MUSEUM-HOME

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

LODOVICO POGLIAGHI MUSEUM-HOME

Lodovico Pogliaghi was one of the most significant Lombard artists to live in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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THE COLOSSUS OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA

THE OTHER INSTITUTIONS

THE COLOSSUS OF SAINT CHARLES IN ARONA

The Colossus of Saint Charles in Arona, which popular tradition has affectionately dubbed San Carlone, was created in the seventeenth century at the behest of Federico Borromeo, archbishop of Milan and founder of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.

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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

Portrait of Manfredo Settala, Daniele Crespi (1600-1630) attribuito a
The Virgin of the Rocks, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Figured casket, Scultore lombardo
The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Evangelist and Saint John the Baptist, Marco d’Oggiono (1470-1525)
The Madonna and Child with a Worshipper, Bernardino Betti detto il Pinturicchio (1454-1513)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 710 recto, NA
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Portrait of a Pilgrim, Monogrammista HL (XVI secolo)
Portrait of Saint Charles Borromeo, Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548-1608)
The Triumph of David, Lucas Hugenszoon detto Luca di Leida (1494-1533)
Original Sin, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
A Soul in Purgatory, NA
Apse of San Satiro and View of the Duomo, NA
The Adoration of the Magi, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli also known as Morazzone (1571-1626)
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 104 recto, NA
Susanna at her Bath, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
The Adoration of the Magi, Maestro del Santo Sangue (XVI secolo)
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, Pietro Antonio Magatti (1691-1767)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 5 recto, NA
Portico in Ruins, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Libro d’Ore Borromeo, Cristoforo de Predis (1440-1486)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1058 verso, NA
Sacra Conversazione, Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone (1453-1523)
Portrait of a Lady, Giovanni Ambrogio De Predis (1455-1508)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 3 recto, NA
The infant Jesus with a Lamb, NA
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Antonio Badile (1518-1560)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 72 recto, NA
Judith and Holofernes, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 139 recto, NA
Allegory of Water, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
llias picta, NA
Jael and Sisera, Giuseppe Vermiglio (1585-1635)
De divina proportione, Luca Pacioli (1445 circa – 1517)
Napoleon Bonaparte’s gloves, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 199 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
View of the Interior of the Duomo, NA
Mercury and Argus, Anonimo genovese (XVII secolo)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 116 recto, NA
Flowers in a Vase, NA
Christ Crowned with Thorns, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Portrait of a Young Man, Giorgione (Giorgio da Castelfranco copia da) (1478 circa-1510)
The Dormition of the Virgin, Anonimo ferrarese (XV secolo)
Ceremonial saddle and stirrups. Detail of the wooden horse of Troy, Arte armaiola milanese
Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Jan II Brueghel il Giovane (1601-1678)
Portrait of Bernardino da Lesmo, Bartolomeo Veneto (1502-1530)
Still Life with Musical Instruments, Evaristo Baschenis (1617-1677)
Clock with astrolabe, Sconosciuto
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 149 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 307 verso, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Portrait of Paolo Morigia, Fede Galizia (1578-1630)
The Martyrdom of Saint Peter of Verona, Alessandro Bonvicino detto Moretto (1490-1554)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1006 verso, NA
Portrait of Peter Leopold of Habsburg-Lorraine (later Leopold II), Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779)
Mouse with Roses, NA
The Ambrosian Virgil of Francesco Petrarca, NA
Pietà (copy from Michelangelo), NA
The Madonna of the Pavilion, Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi detto) (1444 o 1445-1510)
The School of Athens, Raffaello Sanzio (1483-1520)
Head of Christ the Redeemer, Gian Giacomo Caprotti detto Salai (1480-1524)
The Holy Family, Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1609-1661)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 12 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 909 verso, NA
Portrait of Napoleon King of Italy, Andrea Appiani (1754-1817)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 844 recto, NA
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and John, Bernardino Luini (1480-1532)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 49 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 145 recto, NA
Plato, Giovanni Antonio Piatti (1447-1480)
Man in Armour, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 26 verso, NA
Latin astrolabe, Anonymous
Adoration of the Magi, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Noctes Atticae, Aulo Gellio
The Magdalen and the Angel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
The Annunciation, Gerolamo Mazzola Bedoli (1500-1569)
The Adoration of the Magi, Andrea Schiavone (1510-1563)
Mary Magdalene, NA
Winter Landscape with Skaters, Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634)
Portrait of Emilia Morosini Zeltner, NA
Diana the Huntress, Joachim Friess (XVI-XVII secolo)
The Last Supper, Andrea Bianchi detto il Vespino (attivo 1612-1640)
Christ Resurrected, Marco Basaiti (1470-1530)
Lesenes and trophies, Agostino Busti detto il Bambaia (1483-1548)
Mary Magdalene Penitent, Guido Reni (1575-1642)
Portrait of a Young Girl with a Dove, Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)
Armillary sphere, NA
Codice Atlantico (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1 recto, NA
The Madonna Nursing the Child by the Fountain, Bernaert van Orley (1488-1541)
The Placing of Christ in the Sepulchre, Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
Display case with the hair of Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo Ravasco
Naturalis Historia, Plinio il Vecchio (23-79 dC)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 845 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 21 recto, NA
Cup with Turbo marmoratus shell, Christoph Lencker (1556 circa-1613)
Basket of fruit, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 455 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 663 recto, NA
Allegorical Female Figure, Giovanni Serodine (1600-1631)
Maternity, Mosè Bianchi (1840-1904)
Locked out of school, Emilio Longoni (1859-1932)
Male portrait, Hans Muelich (1516-1573)
The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis, Ambito di Francesco Albani (1578-1660)
The Blessed Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Allegory of Fire, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 719 recto, NA
Saint John the Baptist, Gian Giacomo Caprotti
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 812 recto, NA
The Madonna Enthroned with Saint Ambrose and Saint Michael, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 873 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 272 verso, NA
The Assumption of the Virgin, Giovanni Agostino da Lodi (1467-1524 circa)
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Daggers with sheath (eared sfondagiaco dagger), Milanese Gunsmiths
Still Life with Fruit, Isaac Soreau (1604-1638)
Octagonal casket, Bottega degli Embriachi (XIV-XV secolo)
Saint Michael the Archangel, Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
Nautilus shell, Sconosciuto
Christ on the Way to Calvary, Giovanni Busi detto Cariani (1480-1547)
Flowers and Roses, Gaetano Previati (1852-1920)
Portrait of a Gentleman (Michel de l’Hospital), Giovan Battista Moroni (1520-1578)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 4 recto, NA
The Adoration with Saint Roch, Gian Pietro Rizzoli detto Giampietrino (1508-1549)
Portrait of Alessandro Negroni Prati Morosini, NA
The Holy Family with Sain John, Tobias and the Archangel Raphael, Bonifacio Veronese (1487-1553)
Self Portrait, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844)
Self Portrait, Antonio Canova (1757-1822)
Orrery, NA
Laocoon (copy of the Vatican original), Leone Leoni
The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist, Ubertini Francesco detto Bachiacca (1494-1557)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 29 recto, NA
Kids and Lambs, Francesco Londonio (1723-1783)
The Adoration, Bartolomeo Suardi detto il Bramantino (1465-1530)
The Damned Soul, Anonimo lombardo (XVII secolo)
Horse’s head (Copy from the equestrian monument to Marcus Aurelius on the Capitol in Rome), NA
Vase of Flowers with Jewel, Coins and Shells, Jan Brueghel il Vecchio “Dei Velluti” (1568-1625)
Burse, Artista dell’Italia centrale
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 1069 recto, NA
Portrait of Giovanni Battista Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
Portrait of a Young Man, Vittore Ghislandi detto Frà Galgario (1655-1743)
Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Cesare Ligari (1716-1770)
Dantesque window, Giuseppe Bertini (1825-1898)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, Jacopo da Ponte detto il Bassano (1510-1592)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 858 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 860 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) f. 851 recto, NA
Washerwomen at the Canal, Emilio Gola (1851-1923)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 33 recto, NA
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 117 recto, NA
The Kiss, NA
Portrait of a Musician, NA
Portrait of Giuseppina Negroni Prati Morosini, Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
The Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint Jerome, Cesare Magni (1511-1534)
Seascape, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus), f. 71 recto, NA
Landscape with Saint John the Baptist, Paul Bril (1554-1626)
The Arco della Pace in Milan, Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)
Crib, Federico Barocci o Baroccio detto il Fiori (1535-1612) (replica di)