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!

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

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

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Biblioteca

READING ROOM OPEN FROM APRIL 13

Opening hours and access procedures

10/04/2021
NEWS
PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Ambrosiana

PINACOTECA CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Until further notice

27/02/2021
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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

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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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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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)

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