Thursday, October 22, 2020


Via Boncompagni 18

1901/31 G.B. Giovenale (1849/1934) for Prince Luigi Boncompagni Ludovisi. It was built in imitation of the eighteenth century style with refined evocation of Roman Baroque

Bequeathed in 1970 to the Italian State by Princess Alice Blanceflor De Bildt widow of prince Andrea Boncompagni Ludovisi to be used for artistic and cultural purposes of public utility

Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi per le Arti Decorative, Costume e Moda

Boncompagni Ludovisi Museum for Decorative Arts, Costumes and Fashion

Antique furniture and objets d'art by various artists including Ernesto Basile (1857/1932), Galileo Chini (1873/1956), Duilio Cambellotti (1876/1960), Felice Casorati (1883/1963) and Leoncillo Leonardi (1915/68)

Also high fashion clothes designed by the Fontana sisters, Valentino and others, as well as collection of costumes dating back to the late eighteenth century and to the nineteenth century

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