Ambrosiana

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90 minutes

For all Age

If you have more than one hour, you can fully enjoy the wonders of the museum by dwelling on whatever fascinates or intrigues you. Be guided by your instinct without immediately searching for the museum’s masterpieces. The Ambrosiana is wonderful both by the variety of its collections, and the beauty of its rooms!

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

For this reason, in addition to visiting the first rooms with Renaissance masterpieces from the collection of Cardinal Borromeo, we advise you not to miss the gallery with the Renaissance sculptures by Bambaia or the gallery with the Dante-themed stained glass window, and the refined paintings by the Flemish school.

Galleria delle Sculture rinascimentali del Bambaia e la sala della vetrata dantesca

Then, once you cross the threshold of the Room of the Medusa (Room 8), immerse yourself in the eclectic mosaic and marble decorations of the Galbiati wing. Wander among the greatest names of Italian art from the 16th to the early 20th century, with some unmissable curiosities: armillary spheres, collections of coins and the display case containing a lock of hair by Lucrezia Borgia, which enchanted Lord Byron and D’Annunzio.

Sala della Medusa

“And Leonardo da Vinci?” Don’t worry! You’ll soon find his masterpieces!” The master and the artists of his school await you in the Aula Leonardi and in the old reading room of the Library, the Sala Federiciana, as the grand finale of your 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

Aula Leonardi

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WHAT’S ON

READING ROOM<br>UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Biblioteca

READING ROOM: UPDATED OPENING HOURS

Opening hours and access procedures

18/06/2021
NEWS
THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC ON MAY 23!

San Sepolcro

THE CRYPT OF SAN SEPOLCRO OPENS AGAIN TO THE PUBLIC ON MAY 23!

Every Sunday, from May 23, 2021

14/05/2021
NEWS
THE <em>DIVINE COMEDY</em> AT THE AMBROSIANA

Pinacoteca

THE DIVINE COMEDY AT THE AMBROSIANA

On the occasion of the celebrations for the seventh centenary of Dante Alighieri's death, the exhibition presents a precious selection of Divine Comedies from the Ambrosiana Library.

29/04/2021-12/09/2021
Exhibition
THE PINACOTECA OPENS AGAIN

Pinacoteca

THE PINACOTECA OPENS AGAIN

Opening hours, booking and access procedures from April 29

25/04/2021
NEWS

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

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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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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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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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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