Ambrosiana

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

  • Exhibition
  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020
  • PINACOTECA

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

  • Exhibition
  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020
  • PINACOTECA

LEONARDO DA VINCI AND GUIDO DA VIGEVANO
ANATOMY IN FIGURES

  • Exhibition
  • Dal 07/02/2020 al 29/03/2020
  • SALA SOTTOFEDERICIANA

Intorno a un codice 2020

  • Dal 19/02/2020 al 18/03/2020
  • BIBLIOTECA

Exhibitions and initiatives

AUTOGRAPH WRITINGS BY FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE AMBROSIANA COLLECTIONS

The exhibition, set up in rooms 2 and 3 for the edition of Museocity / Museosegreto, dedicated this year to female creativity – but never so far open – offers a series of documents of women who have distinguished themselves, each in their field of investigation.

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  • PINACOTECA

  • May 30-31, June 1-2, then the weekends of June, 10-18

  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020

  • More info in the exhibition's page

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Exhibition

ANATOMY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO LEONARDO DA VINCI

The anatomy from the Middle Ages to Leonardo da Vinci, curated by Paola Salvi, features a selection of volumes, all part of the very rich catalog of the Ambrosiana Library, which allows you to trace the evolution of the studies in medicine and anatomyfrom the beginning of the millennium to the time when Leonardo da Vinci was active.

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  • PINACOTECA

  • May 30-31 and June 1-2; then all weekends of June

  • Dal 30/05/2020 al 06/09/2020

  • More info on the exhibition page

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Exhibition

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

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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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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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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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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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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