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Schifanoia and Francesco del Cossa. The gold of the Este family

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Palazzo Schifanoia back to its former splendour. After the necessary post-earthquake architectural renovation, the ancient “Delizia” (rural villa) of the Este family is now partially OPEN: a magical place that accompanied the splendour of the dynasty and fascinated its visitors for centuries.
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The heart of the building, the sumptuous “Salone dei Mesi” (The Hall of the Months) and the apartments of Duke Borso, offer a new immersive and emotional visit experience.

The historical rooms communicate with the exhibition “Schifanoia and Francesco del Cossa. The gold of the Este family”, a collection of works belonging to the Museums of Ancient Art related to Borso and a significant selection of “guests” linked to the Ferrarase School.

A journey through Pisanello medals, the sculptures of Domenico di Paris and Guido Mazzoni, the colours of the Estensi miniaturists and painters active in – or influenced by - The Hall of the Months, in close comparison with the protagonist of this extraordinary masterpiece: Francesco del Cossa (c.1430-1478).

Where

Palazzo Schifanoia - Via Scandiana, 23 - Ferrara

When

From June 2nd, 2020 to January 10th, 2021

Opening

10.00-19.00. (ticket office closes at 18.30). Closed on Monday.
Open Easter Monday.
Closed January, 1st; 6th; Easter Sunday, November 1st, December 25th and 26th.

Price

Full: 10,00 euro.
Reduced: 8,00 euro (groups of 15 people or more, people aged 18-30; over 65; university students, YoungERcard owner, authorised categories).

FREE ENTRANCE for the owners of MYFE tourist card

The ticket includes the visit of the Lapidary Museum

Free

  • Up to age 18
  • Groups of students
  • Journalists
  • Disabled persons with one accompanying person
  • Tourist guides

Contacts

Ufficio Informazioni e Prenotazioni Mostre e Musei C.so Ercole I d'Este, 21
telefax 0532 203064
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