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A trip into nature

Famous for the extraordinary blooms that make it unique, on Isola Madre expert guides will accompany the young visitors on a tour devoted to knowledge of the incredible botanical varieties from all over the world.

 
When you immerse yourself in this luxuriant nature, it will be clear why Gustave Flaubert defined it as an earthly paradise.

Not to be missed in the sixteenth-century Palazzo with the precious reconstruction of period rooms is the extraordinary collection of puppet theatres and 17th-century marionettes. Unique locations that have fascinated visitors of every age, from Napoleon to Charles Albert of Savoy, from Flaubert to Oscar Wilde.

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L’unica galleria di pittura barocca tra Piemonte e Lombardia conservata fino a noi è a Palazzo Borromeo sull’Isola Bella.
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È la Galleria Berthier che tra le sue 130 opere, comprende anche dipinti di grandi nomi nella cerchia di Leonardo da Vinci, tra cui Bernardino de’ Conti, tra i maggiori esponenti della tradizione sforzesca.
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Anche in questo ritratto d’uomo, la vista di tre quarti su fondo scuro, l’attenzione ai dettagli del costume del personaggio e la durezza plastica, quasi di derivazione nordica, ne fanno i tratti distintivi di questo grande autore.
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Vediamo insieme gli altri dettagli nelle Stories?
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Bernardino de’ Conti
Ritratto d’uomo
1505-1510
Galleria Berthier, Palazzo Borromeo
Isola Bella
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#Berthier130
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The only baroque painting gallery between Piedmont and Lombardy preserved to this day is at Palazzo Borromeo on Isola Bella.
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It is the Galleria Berthier, which houses 130 works including paintings by renowned artists in the circle of Leonardo da Vinci, including Bernardino de' Conti; one of the greatest exponents of the Sforza tradition.
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Even in this portrait of a man, depicted in a three-quarter perspective on a dark background, the attention to detail of the character's costume and the hardness of the plastic, almost of Nordic derivation, are the hallmarks of this great artist.
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Shall we observe the other details together in our stories?
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Bernardino de’ Conti
Portrait of a man
1505-1510
Galleria Berthier, Palazzo Borromeo
Isola Bella

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