Ambrosiana

Study classes

The Accademia Ambrosiana comprises eight classes of studies.
Their task is to offer a significant contribution to the city and the world of research, by securing intercultural
exchanges that can effectively create the common good in keeping with the Federician motto: Dei gloria et
communi utilitate
.

Portrait of Alessandro Negroni
Prati Morosini

Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)
1853
oil on canvas
120 x 94 cm
(detail)

Study classes

The Accademia Ambrosiana comprises eight classes of studies.
Their task is to offer a significant contribution to the city and the world of research, by securing intercultural
exchanges that can effectively create the common good in keeping with the Federician motto: Dei gloria et
communi utilitate
.

WHAT’S ON

NEW PINACOTECA OPENING HOURS FROM JULY 1

Pinacoteca

NEW PINACOTECA OPENING HOURS FROM JULY 1

From July 1: Monday to Sunday 10.00-18.00, Closed Wednesday | Thursday 10.00-22.00 (until 14.07.2022) |

09/06/2022
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

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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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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ONLINE COLLECTION

(158 online artworks)

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