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Immerse yourself in the elegant atmosphere of a 16th-century Roman Baroque residence as you explore the exquisite Spada Gallery. Housing an exceptional collection of 16th and 17th-century masterpieces, the Spada Gallery offers a unique and enriching experience for art enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
This Gallery is in the 16th century Palazzo Spada, which is worth visiting in itself. Today it is the seat of the State Council. The palace was restructured in the 17th century by the Spada family The stucco statues of ancient Roman noblemen have been replaced recently in the niches of the fagade.The perspective gallery by Borromini is superb (difficult to imagine that it is actually only nine metres long). The Gallery exhibits many important works of art especially from the 17th century: Guido Reni, Guercino and Valentin. Finally in the Salone delle Adunanze is the colossal statue presumed to be of Pompey.
The Alluring Inner Courtyard: Home to Mythological Scenes and Olympian Gods
As you step inside the Spada Gallery, prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking inner courtyard. Adorned with mesmerizing mythological scenes and statues of Olympian gods and goddesses, this enchanting space sets the stage for the treasures that await you inside.
Marvel at the Masterpieces: Caravaggio, Titian, and Beyond
Delve into the artistic prowess of the Renaissance era as you explore the Spada Gallery’s four rooms, each brimming with masterful creations by renowned artists. Feast your eyes on the captivating works of Caravaggio, Titian, Guido Reni, and Guercino, as well as the equally impressive pieces by Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi. As you traverse the gallery, let each artwork transport you back in time, offering you a glimpse into the lives and stories of those who lived during this remarkable period.
Francesco Borromini’s Ingenious Forced Perspective Gallery
One of the Spada Gallery’s most intriguing features is the forced perspective gallery designed by the brilliant architect Francesco Borromini. As you gaze upon this optical illusion, marvel at the way Borromini masterfully manipulated the architecture to create the illusion of depth and distance. This extraordinary work of art is a testament to the creative genius that defined the Renaissance period.
Discover the Enchanting Giardino Segreto: Rome’s Hidden Gem
Complete your Spada Gallery experience by wandering into the Giardino Segreto, a delightful secret garden nestled within the gallery grounds. Surrounded by lush greenery and soothing water features, this serene oasis provides the perfect respite from the bustling streets of Rome. Let the tranquil beauty of the Giardino Segreto wash over you as you reflect on your journey through time and art at the Spada Gallery.
The Spada Gallery offers a truly unparalleled experience, giving you the opportunity to step back in time and immerse yourself in the world of Renaissance Rome. From the majestic inner courtyard to the awe-inspiring masterpieces and the enchanting Giardino Segreto, the Spada Gallery is a must-visit destination for those seeking to explore the rich cultural tapestry of Rome’s history.
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