Museum of 'Ancient Treasure'

Museum Art Gallery of 'Ancient Treasure'

It is located on the top floor of the western wing of the Palazzo Apostolico.
There we can admire a 2000 sqm exhibition, which includes :

  • Paintings previously belonging to the Basilica: works by L.Lotto, G. Muziano, p. Tibaldi, G. Reni, F. Bellini, C. Roncalli - called Pomarancio- S. Vouet, A. Zanchi, G.M. Crespi, S. Conca, F. Foschi, etc.
  • Tapestry collection from the XVII century, realised in Brussels on cartons of Raffaello Sanzio.
  • Collection of historiated majolicas for apothecary; it is one of the rare examples of an intact collection from  Orazio Fontana's workshop (XVI c.) and Paranazzi's wokshop (XVII c.) from Urbino.
  • Contemporary art, collection of paintings by : A. Sassu, V.Trubbiani, F. Bodini, P. Cascella, P. Guccione, ecc. -Furniture from the pontifical apartment, dated between XV to XX century.
  • The Treasure of the Holy House : jewels, liturgical furniture, silver Crucifix by Giambologna, the famous red pearl of the Red Sea, fished in the XVII century, on which it seems carved the Virgin Mary while flying on a cloud.
  • A collection of nativity scenes (from various origins and times)
  • Images and objects of popular piety and devotion.
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For further information call to:

Museo-Antico-Tesoro
+39 0719747198
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www.museoanticotesoro.santuarioloreto.it
"Artifex – comunicare con l'arte" call to: +39 06 68193064
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