Museum:Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica a Palazzo Corsini
Type: ART MUSEUM
address: Via della Lungara, 10
Monday 8:30 to 19:30
Wednesday to Sunday 8:30 to 19:30
The ticket office closes at 19:00
The Galleria Corsini is the only museum of Rome Museums open on Monday, allowing the public to visit the rich collection of paintings, bronzes and statues housed in the eighteenth century princely residence of Corsini.
Fill € 5.00 + agency fees.
Reduced € 2.50 + agency fees: EU citizens aged 18 to 25 years, teachers of government schools.
Free: EU citizens under 18, students and faculty of Architecture, Arts (archaeological or historical-artistic), Conservation Science Education and Culture, Fine Arts Academies, employees of the Ministry of Culture, members of ICOM guides and interpreters in service journalists to board, school groups with a guide, reservation, disabled with assistance.
School groups with a guide, by reservation; Disabled with assistance.
Since July 2014 admission is free every first Sunday of each month.
The National Gallery of Palazzo Corsini in Rome is an art museum located in the Palazzo Corsini, at the neighborhood of Trastevere.
The museum, which is part of the collection of the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, retains a core of fine works, especially the Italian and Flemish paintings of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
The collection, enriched by bequests and donations Corsini in the eighteenth century, has a refined group of paintings ranging from the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries, with a predominance of Italian painting (especially Rome, Bologna and Naples) and important examples of Baroque works by Bamboccianti and landscapers.
The first room of the gallery has a number of large canvases of the XVII and XVIII centuries, mostly scenic and religious.
The next room has a core of painters called "primitive", among which is the triptych with Pentecost, Ascension Day of Judgment and Fra Angelico, work of the fifteenth century in this gallery since 1740.
Renaissance art is represented by several works, including 'The Adoration of the Shepherds', painting by Jacopo Bassano.
Baroque art is composed of a large number of masterpieces like 'Saint Sebastian Tended by the Angels' (1602-1603), a Roman work of the painter Peter Paul Rubens, the 'Madonna della Paglia' cloth tied to Italian stay Anthony van Dyck, the 'Madonna and Child' by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo and 'San Juan Bautista' Caravaggio (1603).
At its side is the 'Virgin and Child', fascinating work of Orazio Gentileschi, formerly attributed to Caravaggio.
In the room dedicated to the eighteenth century, there is a vast collection of works of Carlo Maratta, as the 'Virgin and Child', 'Martyrdom of San Andrés', 'Rebecca at source' and 'The Flight into Egypt' as well the 'Triumph of Ovid' by Nicolas Poussin.
At the next rooms are shown examples of exquisite 'Emilian art' (with works by Giovanni Lanfranco) and Neapolitan painting of the seventeenth century.
In the latter category there are works of Salvator Rosa, whose production is linked to the bloody paintings 'Prometheus' and luminous landscapes depicting battles and recorded.
The same room houses the magnificent 'Venus discovers Adonis dead', the masterpiece of José de Ribera (1637) which clearly dominates the typical coloration of Diego Velázquez.
Among the masterpieces on display:
- Andrea del Sarto, Virgin and Child
- Baciccio, Portrait of Cardinal Corsini
- Bassano, Adoration of the Shepherds
- Fra Angelico, Judgment Triptych
- Benefial, Vision of St.
- Caravaggio, San Juan Bautista
- Fra Bartolomeo, Sagrada Familia
- Gentileschi, Virgin and Child
- Jordan, The row of Jesus among the Doctors
- Giovanni da Milano, Políptico
- Lanfranco, San Pietro cares Agatha in prison
- Maratta, Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well
- Murillo, Virgin and Child
- Piazzetta, Judith and Holofernes
- Preti, Tribute currency
- Poussin, The Triumph of Ovid
- Reni, Salome with the Head of John the Baptist
- Ribera, Venus and Adonis
- Rosa, Torment of Prometheus
- Rubens, San Sebastian Tended by angels
- Rubens, Head of an Old
- Vouet, Herodias with the Head of John the Baptist.