Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, which was once the home of Pope Innocent X (Giambattista Pamphili), now houses a refined art gallery ... More
Doria Pamphilj Gallery
Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, which was once the home of Pope Innocent X (Giambattista Pamphili), now houses a refined art gallery by the same name. The most famous names in Renaissance art are represented. Amongst the most celebrated offerings is Titian's Salome, a work from the beginning of his career. Also included in the Italian wing are works by Caravaggio and Guercino, Raphael's Saletta del Cinquecento and Mary Magdalene by Caracci.
I'm glad to hear that 7 years after my visit to this museum in 2000, the previous reviewer had the same experience that I had about the museum, staff and the wonderful, loving audioguide narrated by the founder's son. This was one of the highlights of my visit to Rome in 2000 and I hope to return next year. In 2000 they were serving afternoon tea in the downstairs area. What a delightful idea...not sure if they still are.
The Galleria was cool and not crowded so that the experience of wandering through the galleries was most pleasant and at every turn, another wonderful piece of art was there to admire and study. I recommend it wholeheartedly and also the most helpful and pleasant staff. From the beginning with the audio from the present owner giving an overview of the house and collection, to the works themselves and the well stocked shop, a highlight of my Rome visit.
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