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Visit the museum

The visit begins from the wall with the fresco next to the door. The order of the captions follow the numeration that Salvatore Romano assigned to the objects in 1946. The places of provenance of the artworks listed here generally correspond to those specified by Salvatore Romano at the time of the donation of his collection.

pianta 1 2 3 4 5 3 6 7 48 53 8 9 40 35 36 35 38 39 40 40 49 10 11 12 13 53 14 15 50 41 33 32 31 53 34 54 30 43 29 56 40 42 40 16 17 53 18 40 10 51 19 53 20 52 46 37 45 28 46 37 44 55 47 21 22 23 24 21 25 47 26 27 53 40

1 - UMBRIAN

Capital on fragment of column
9th century
stone
Provenance: Gubbio (PG)

2 - LOMBARD

Fragment of a chancel slab with a cross and plant-shaped motifs
13th century
stone
Provenance: Brescia


3 - CAMPANIAN SCULPTOR

Pair of sea lions
beginning of the 13th century
marble
Provenance: Naples, Santa Restituta (?); Naples, Palazzo del Balzo
- Column capital (left)
3rd or 4th century A.D.
marble
- Column capital (right)
5th or 6th century A.D.
marble

4 - TUSCAN

Sideboard
second half of the 16th century
polychrome and gilded walnut
Provenance: Florence


5 - TUSCAN SCULPTOR

Madonna of Mercy
first half of the 15th century
polychrome stone
Provenance: Val di Chiana (Arezzo)
antiques market


6 - ABRUZZAN SCULPTOR

Saint blessing with book
first quarter of 12th century
stone and stucco
Provenance: Abruzzo


7- APULIAN

Capital with peacocks and foliage
ca. mid-13th century
marble
Castel del Monte (BA) ?; Gioia del Colle (BA)
Provenance: Castel del Monte (Andria) ?; Gioia del Colle (BA)


8 - WORKSHOP OF JACOPO DELLA QUERCIA

Madonna and Child
4th - 5th decade of the 15th century
polichrome stucco
Provenance: Bologna

9 - TUSCAN

Slab fragment with rosette
first half of the 13th century
marble
Provenance: Florence

10 - EMILIAN

Pair of sideboards
17th century
poplar wood with bronze studs
Provenance: Scarperia (Florence)

11 - CAMPANIAN

Fragment of altar table
end of the 12th - beginning of the 13th century
marble
Provenance: Napoles, Palazzo Del Balzo

12 - CAMPANIAN

Frieze fragment with acanthus spirals
1st century A.D.
marble
Provenance: Capua (CE)

13 - RAVENNA

Pillar capital
5th century (?)

marble
Provenance: Ravenna

14 - TUSCAN

Slab fragment with grape harvest scene
8th or 9th century
marble
Provenance: Volterra (Leghorn)

15 - Attributed to BARTOLOMEO AMMANNATI

(Florence 1511 - 1592)

Fountain with the Busdraghi coat of arms, a tortoise and a dragon
8th - 9th decade of the 16th century
marble and stone
Provenance: Vorno ( LU), Villa Busdraghi

16 - BOLOGNESE

Half-column capital
1st half of the 12th century
marble
Provenance: Bologna

17 - CAMPANIAN

Slab fragment with rosettes
11th or 12th century (?)
marble
Provenance: Nola (Naples)


18 - PISTOIA

Bear called "Micco"  (the emblem of the Town of Pistoia)
end of the 14th - beginning of the 15th century
stone with traces of polychromy
Provenance: Pistoia

19 - Attributed to GIOVANNI DI FRANCESCO DA PISA

documented 1447 - Venice ca. 1460
Madonna and Child
1445-1450 ca.
polychrome stucco
Provenance: Adria (RO)

20 - Follower of DOMENICO GAGINI

Christ before Pilate
end of the 15th century
alabaster
Provenance: Palermo


21 - Attributed to DONATELLO 
 

Fragments of reliefs with Saint Prosdocimus (on the left) and an unidentified Saint (on the right)
ca. 1450
partially polychrome
gilded stone and glass paste inlays
Provenance: Padua

22 - APULIAN

Corbel with lion
ca. mid - 13th century
marble
Provenance: Castel del Monte (Andria)

23 - NATALE DI RAGUSA

Portal
1471
marble
Provenance: Teggiano or Sassano (Salerno)

24 - FLORENTINE PAINTER

Medici-Hapsburg grand-ducal coat of arms
1608-1621
painting on wood (crown) and canvas (coat of arms)
Provenance: Firenze, Palazzo Strozzi

25 - WORKSHOP OF NICCOLÒ DI GIOVANNI FIORENTINO (?)

Panel with lion
2nd half of the 15th century
stone
Provenance: Trogir (Croatia)

26 - Attributed to URBANO DI PIETRO DA CORTONA

(Cortona 1425 - Siena 1504)

Christ blessing inside a clipeus
first half of the 15th century
stone
Provenance: Arezzo (?)

27- TUSCAN

Sideboard
16th century
walnut
Provenance: Firenze

28 - CAMPANIAN

Feline head
1st-4th century A.D.
marble
Provenance: surrounding of Capua (Caserta)

29 - LOMBARD (?)

Small sideboard
17th century
walnut
Provenance: Brescia

30 - TUSCAN

Apothecary counter
17th century
walnut
Provenance: San Giovanni Valdarno (Arezzo)


31 - PIEDMONTESE

Half-column capital with Joseph's Dream, flight to Egypt and Herod
12th century
stone
Provenance: Saluzzo (Cuneo)

32 - VENETIAN

Pilaster capital with mascarons and plant-shaped motifs
end of the 14th - beginning of the 15th century
stone
Provenance: Venice

33 - LOMBARD

Half-column capital with human figures and lions
end of the 11th - beginning of the 12th century
stone
Provenance: Piacenza

34 - VENETIAN

Lion
12th centurymarble with traces of polychromy
Provenance: Verona

35 - TUSCAN

Pair of benches
17th century
walnut
Provenance: Firenze, Palazzo Strozzi

36 - GERMAN (?)

Basin or baptismal font
1st quarter of the 15th century
marble
Provenance: Francavilla a Mare (Chieti)

37- LOMBARD

Pair of chairs
16th century
walnut
Provenance: Brescia

38 - TINO DI CAMAINO  (Siena 1280 ca. - Napoli 1336)

Caryatid
ca. 1320-1323
marble
Provenance: Firenze, Palazzo Bargagli Petrucci formerly Palazzo Tempi

39 - VENETIAN

Basin
prior to the 5th centuty (?)
porphyry
Provenance: Altino (Venice); antiques market


40 - VERONESE

Series of twenty-seven fragments of architectural decoration
12th century
stone
Provenance: Pieve di San Pietro in Porto (Verona); Verona, Bonomi House

41 - LOMBARD

Well-curb with the Gonzaga device
8th decade of the 15th century (?)
marble
Provenance: Soliera (Modena)

42 - FLORENTINE SCULPTOR

Fountain mascaron
second half of the 16th century
marble
Provenance: Firenze

43 - BOLOGNESE

Column capital
second half of the 15th century
stone
Provenance: Bologna


44 - TINO DI CAMAINO (Siena 1280 ca. - Napoli 1336)

Adoring angel
ca. 1320 -1323
marble
Provenance: Firenze, Palazzo Bargagli Petrucci formerly Palazzo Tempi

45 - RAVENNA

Basin with a cross (on a column fragment)
5th or 6th century
marble
Provenance: Torcello (Venice)

46 - TUSCAN

Pair of benches
17th century
walnut
Provenance: Firenze, Palazzo Strozzi

47- Follower of BERNARDO BUONTALENTI

Pair of dogs or felines
end of the 16th century
stone
Provenance: Firenze, private property, antiques market

48 - TUSCAN PAINTER

Saint Lucy
second half of the 14th century
detached fresco
Provenance: Prato

49 - PARMESAN PAINTER

Saint Christopher and the Infant Christ
mid-15th century
detached fresco
Provenance: Parma

50 - CESARE BENINI AND WORKSHOP (Scandicci (FI) 1911 – 1993)

Tracing of a part of the frieze painted on the refectory's walls
1938 - 1939 (?)
charcoal on paper

51 - MASTER OF THE GUARDA CRUCIFIX

Christ crucified with the Madonna and Saint John the Evangelist
6th decade of the 14th century
detached fresco
Provenance: Montebelluna (Treviso), Villa di San Vigilio di Guarda


52 - VERONESE PAINTER

Blessed Franciscan (Leo?)
end of the 15th century
detached fresco
Provenance: Bergamo

53 - LOMBARD

Series of six wall torch-holders
end of the 17th - beginning of the 18th century
embossed and gilded copper
Provenance: Brescia

54 - TUSCAN

Armchair
17th century
walnut
Provenance: Firenze


55 - RAVENNA

Sarcophagus lid with Christ's monogram between peacocks (Salvatore Romano's sepulchre)
5th or 6th century
marble


56 - MASTER OF THE VIBOLDONE SCULPTURES

Saint Ambrose
mid-14th century
marble


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