Museo Pietro Canonica

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Valorizzazione e accessibilità sono le parole chiave della CAMPAGNA DI PROMOZIONE DEI 7 “PICCOLI MUSEI” DI ROMA divenuti ad ingresso gratuito dalla fine di agosto. 

L’Amministrazione Capitolina, con l’organizzazione di Zètema Progetto Cultura, ha deciso di accendere i riflettori su di loro grazie alla collaborazione dell’associazionismo privato.

The Museo Pietro Canonica, hidden in the greenery of the Villa Borghese, is an important example of the museological model of museums based on artist’s houses, and in its integrity is one of very few examples in Italy.
The museum collection consists primarily of works by Pietro Canonica: marbles, bronzes and original models, as well as a large number of sketches, studies and replicas which

The Fortezzuola is known in the seventeenth century documentation as the “Hen House” and it is where ostriches, peacocks and ducks were reared for the shooting parties of the Borghese family. Its current name comes from its characteristic palisaded medieval style turret, which was created at the end of the Eighteenth century, and is attributed to Antonio Asprucci.

Display rooms

The collection in this room consists mainly of portraits and commemorative works for the Russian royal family, made prior to the revolution, and funerary monuments commissioned by important Italian families.
Canonica consolidated his reputation as a portrait artist and creator of commemorative works at the Tsar’s court, creating numerous portraits of the imperial family and key members of the Russian nobility, for Tsar Nicholas II and the Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna.

The private apartment

The Studio has been maintained as it was when the artist was working here. The room is part of the antique building which once belonged to the Borghese family.
The ceiling of the room, which is a unique original and was not restored by the sculptor, is made of wooden panels and was painted around the years 1833-39, when the villa had become the property of Francesco Aldobrandini Borghese.

The masterpieces of the museum

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Exhibitions and events

14 December 2014 - 11 January 2015
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30 November 2014
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14 December 2014
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