Library

The Library of the Artistic Collections of the Sforza Castle is closed to the public from 5 November to 3 December 2020 in accordance with the Decree of the Prime Minister of 3 November 2020 concerning urgent measures to fight COVID-19 outbreak
The on-site consultation will resume on 9 December 2020 by appointment only.
Requests for scans and documentation can be sent by email to: [email protected] copy to [email protected]

 

The Library, specialising in fine arts, includes a modern section of specialised publications (monographs, periodicals and auction catalogues) often rare and difficult to come by.

The sections are: Applied Art Collections (hangings, religious décor, antique weapons, firearms, ivory, bronzes, leather, design, wrought iron, graffiti, majolica, furniture, jewellery, clocks and watches, porcelain, wooden sculptures, textiles and glass);
 Museum of Musical Instruments; Ancient Art Collections (sculpture, terracotta, painting);
Numismatic and Medal Room.

Through the Lombard Regional Pole, the Library is part of the National Library System. The catalogues can be consulted online via the OPAC SBN, and the public may consult the material on site by appointment. 

Home and Interlibrary loans are not available.

 

Contacts

Elena Ottina
Tel. +39.02.88463654; fax +39.02.88463650
e-mail  [email protected]