Ambrosiana

Exhibitions and initiatives

EVENING CONCERT IN THE SALA FEDERICIANA AND GUIDED TOUR OF THE CRÈCHE EXHIBITION

On 17 December at 18.30 come to the Ambrosiana for an exclusive concert in the evocative setting of the Sala Federiciana, followed by a guided tour of the Christmas chrèches exhibition.

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  • PINACOTECA

  • 18,30

  • 17/12/2022

  • Adulto € 25,00; Ridotto under14: € 15,00

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CRÈCHES AT THE AMBROSIANA
FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THE MUSEO DEL PRESEPIO OF DALMINE

From December 1st until the end of January, the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana hosts a widespread exhibition of nativity scenes, coming from the Museo del Presepio of Dalmine.
On show, eleven crèches from all over the world: Neapolitan, Lombard, African, Burmese crèches made with the most diverse techniques.

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  • Every day from 10.00 to 18.00
    Closed every Wednesday, December 25th
    Open Wednesday 7 December
    (Complete Christmas holidays calendar on the event’s page)

  • Dal 01/12/2022 al 31/01/2023

  • Full: € 15,00; Reduced 1: € 10,00; Reduced 2: € 13,00

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Exhibition

JEWELS OF GIULIO MANFREDI CELEBRATE RAPHAEL
SCHOOL OF LIGHT

From September 16, 2022 to January 31, 2023, the Room of the Raphael Cartoon hosts the exihbition “Jewels by Giulio Manfredi celebrate Raphael. School of Light” curated by Alberto Rocca and Arnaldo Colasanti. The installation is composed of twenty-one refined jewels, corresponding to twenty-one characters from Raphael’s cartoon, demonstrating that “the cartoon still inspires the those who let themselves be provoked by such haughty beauty”.

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  • PINACOTECA

  • Every day from 10.00 to 18.00
    Closed every Wednesday, December 25th,
    Open Wednesday 7 December
    (complete holiday openings calendar inside the event’s page)

  • Dal 16/09/2022 al 31/01/2023

  • Full: € 15,00; Reduced 1: € 10,00; Reduced 2: € 13,00

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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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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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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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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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