The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums are a unique group of people supporting the preservation and perpetuation of the vast and unique collection of art contained in the Vatican Museums.

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  • 10 Apr, 21

    Michelangelo: 90 Years in 60 Minutes

    April 10, 2021 Virtually every lover of Italian art knows the great and much beloved works of Michelangelo -- the David, the Pietà, the Moses, and the frescoes…

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Crivelli's Madonna and Child

Crivelli's Madonna and Child

The painting originates from the Church of San Francesco in the town of Force, near Ascoli Piceno....

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The Life of a Swiss Guard:
A Private View

The exhibit, which was originally sponsored by the California Chapter of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, was prominently on display in the Vatican Museums during the months of April, May and June of 2016.

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Sculpted Portrait of Giuseppe Bossi by Antonio Canova

On December 9, 1815, friends and admirers gathered to remember the famous writer, painter and critic, Giuseppe Bossi. Bossi, who served as the Secretary of the Brera Academy...

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