Ambrosiana

A VISIT IN JUST ONE HOUR

60 minutes

For all Age

If you only have one hour to visit the Ambrosiana, we suggest you concentrate on the collection of Cardinal Federico Borromeo and the great masters, leaving the Galbiati Wing and the second floor for the next visit!

Visita

In the first rooms, admire the Adoration of the Magi by Titian and the Holy Family with Saint Anne and the Infant Saint John by Luini, the Madonna of the Pavilion by Botticelli and the enigmatic Madonna of the Towers by Bramantino, followed by the Cartoon for the School of Athens by Raphael, newly restored and enhanced by a completely new display.

Le prime sale della Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

Continue with the Nativity by Barocci and the explosion of colours from Cardinal Borromeo’s collection of Flemish paintings. Here you will be fascinated by observing the countless details to be discovered in works by Paul Bril and Jan Brueghel the Elder.

I fiamminghi del Cardinale Borromeo

If you are attracted by curiosities, make a brief stop in Room 8 to admire the rare objects found in the display cases in the Room of the Medusa (Room 8), including the famous display case with a lock of Lucrezia Borgia’s hair.

Sala della Medusa

From here, you can take the large staircase to the ground floor, where you can admire Leonardo da Vinci’s Portrait of a Musician, the works of his school and the original drawings in the Codex Atlanticus.

PLEASE NOTE: The Portrait of a Musician will be on loan to the Louvre Museum from October 14 2019, until the end of February, 2020

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WHAT’S ON

FROM MAY THE PINACOTECA IS OPEN ON THURSDAYS UNTIL 22.00

Pinacoteca

FROM MAY THE PINACOTECA IS OPEN ON THURSDAYS UNTIL 22.00

Open 10.00 to 18.00 Tuesday to Sunday, on Thursdays until 22,00.

26/04/2022
NEWS
The Ambrosiana enters into the web3 with the project The Visi

Ambrosiana

The Ambrosiana enters into the web3 with the project The Visi

On the occasion of the 570th year of Leonardo da Vinci's birth, The Visi was born on the ethereum blockchain. The collection (pfp) is the result of a long study and dialogue with collectors, artists and art experts.

15/04/2022
NEWS
LIBRARY OPENING HOURS FROM APRIL 26

Biblioteca

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS FROM APRIL 26

From April 26, open Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 17.00. Reservation required.

07/04/2022
NEWS
MATTIOLI/CARAVAGGIO. THE LIGHTFUL FRUIT

Pinacoteca

MATTIOLI/CARAVAGGIO. THE LIGHTFUL FRUIT

The exhibition features twenty oil works by Carlo Mattioli, one of the Italian masters of twentieth century art, which interact with Caravaggio's Basket of Fruit

07/05/2022-03/07/2022
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

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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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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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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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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