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Roma Capitale
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Typology: Buildings

Address

Address: Piazza Capo di Ferro, 13
Zone: Rione Regola (Campo de' Fiori-Piazza Farnese) (Roma centro)
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Opening times

Tue-Sun 8:30am-7:30pm

Closed Monday, 1 May, 25 December, 1 January

On Easter Monday, April 5th, the Museum will remain open following the usual opening time
closed on Tuesday April 6

Ticket office closes 30 minutes before closing time.

Description

The Spada Gallery is housed in the Palace of the same name, once the property of Cardinal Girolamo Capodiferro (1502-1559), who, around 1548, began to have it built on the site of preexisting buildings belonging to his family, by Bartolomeo Baronino (1551-1554) di casale Monferrato. After the death of Cardinal Capodiferro the palace passed to the Mignanelli family and was then bought in 1632 by Cardinal Bernardino Spada (1594-1661) for 3200 scudos. From the moment the Cardinal took up residence, he decided not only to set up the basis of an art collection, but also decided on a series of modifications employing various painters, sculptors and architects.

See also

Culture and leisure › Itineraries
Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Museums
Last checked: 2014-02-21 9:11