Created in 1972 by Don Carlo Costamagna, in the rooms of the former monastery, the museum conserves paintings, sacred ... More
Museum of Santa Maria della Passione
Created in 1972 by Don Carlo Costamagna, in the rooms of the former monastery, the museum conserves paintings, sacred ornaments, pictures on wood, furnishings and liturgical clothing coming from the neighboring Basilica di Santa Maria della Passione. In the old sacresty as well as 10 18th century wooden panels with biblical scenes, there are various canvases from the 17th century Lombardy school such as S. Gregorio Magno and S. Gerolamo di Carlo Francesco Nuvolone. The splendid 15th century vaults of the Sala Capitolare deisgned by Bergognone conserves various parts frescoed by the renaissance artist as well as the nine tables of Christ and the apostles, painted around 1514. From the Sala Capitolare you can pass to the gallery, with paintings by Daniele Crespi, Nuvolone, Giuseppe Vermiglio and Giulio Cesare Procaccini and to the Sala degli Arredi with its engraved cupboards, reliquaries, vestments and other liturgical items.
This baroque church was built by the architect Carlo Maderno at the beginning of the 17th Century. It was originally
named after St Paul the apostle, but after The Adoration of the Infant was brought here, spoil from the ...
The original project was for two twin churches, but during the construction various necessary modifications were made. The architect, Carlo
Rainaldi, finished the construction of Santa Maria di Montesanto in 1675 and began work on the neighboring Santa Maria ...
Santa Maria in Cosmedin is one of the most represented sites in Rome thanks to cinema fans. How can you
not remember Audrey Hepburn who placed her hand inside the Bocca della verità (Mouth of Truth) in Roman Holiday? ...