Raphael's She-Baker - Barberini Palace - Rome Italy

Canvases Vaults Paintings Halls Staircases Purchased in 1625 by Maffeo Barberini, who had come to the papal throne as Urban VIII, the palace was built by Maderno and Borromini first and completed by Bernini. Inside the Salon ceiling is graced by Pietro da Cortona’s masterpiece, the Baroque fresco of the Allegory of Divine Providence by […]

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Colonna Gallery - Rome Italy

Canvases Statues Paintings Halls Furnishings The first documentary mention notes that the property hosted Cardinal Giovanni and Giacomo Colonna in the 1200s. It was also home to Cardinal Oddone Colona before he ascended to the papacy as Martin V (1415-1430). The main gallery (completed 1703) and the masterful Colonna art collection was acquired after 1650 […]

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