Monday, October 12, 2020



Passeggiata del Gianicolo 10

1518/27 Giulio Pippi aka Giulio Romano (1499/1546) for Baldassarre Turini from Tuscany, a friend of Raphael and important official of the court of the Medici popes, Leo X (1513/21) and Clement VII (1523/34)

It was built on ancient ruins possibly belonging to the villa of Martial

It belonged to the Lante family, to the Borghese family and to Demetrio Helbig who sold it to the Finnish state

Since 1950 is the Finnish Embassy to the Holy See and the Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, the Finnish center of archaeological research in Italy

Reliefs by Antonio Canova (1757/1822)

Two rooms painted by Vincenzo Tamagni (about 1492/1530)

"Allegory of Rome" 1628 by Jean Valentin aka Valentin de Boulogne (about 1591/1632)


Stuccos maybe by Giovanni Ricamatore aka Giovanni da Udine (1487/1564)

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