Art

THE PALACE • ART AND ARCHITECTURE

The anointing of the young shepard

The first of the five scenes, situated on the large monumental fireplace, is a painting on wood representing the anointing of David as King of Israel by Samuel.

EVENTS

May 2022

450 years
of Pope Gregory XIII

1572-2022

On May 25th, 450 years ago, Ugo Boncompagni was crowned Pope and given the name “Gregory XIII”, after a very short conclave held on May 13th 1572.
On the occasion of this symbolic anniversary, the Palazzo Boncompagni Foundation is organizing a rich program of activities.