Palazzo Colonna è one of the più largest and oldest private palaces of Rome. Its construction began in the fourteenth century by the Colonna family, who resides there permanently for eight centuries. The Colonna family dates from the twelfth century and comes from the village of Colonna, near Rome, from which it takes its name.&Nbsp; L’ building up the various wings of Palazzo Colonnaè It lasted for five centuries and we memorize options led to the overlapping of different architectural styles, interiors and exteriors, which characterize and reflect the different eras of belonging.
In the course of 1600, the Palace took on the appearance of a large Baroque palace at the behest of three family generations, whose main exponents are Philip I, Cardinal Girolamo I and Lorenzo Onofrio, who rely on highly competent architects and artists and notorietyà ;. They give it their advice Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Antonio del Grande, Carlo Fontana, Paul Schor and many others.
The quest’ vintageè Also the construction of the beautiful and majestic Colonna Gallery, that looks out for 76 meters on Via IV Novembre; jewel of the Roman Baroque, è now open to the public, with the più apartments; representative and most artistic value of the building, which house the collections of family Artistic notified and bound by Fidecommisso 1800, where you can admire the excellence masterpieces by the greatest Italian and foreign artists in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Among the many, Pinturicchio, Cosmè Tura, Bronzino, Carracci, Veronese, Guido Reni, Salvator Rosa, Guercino, Vanvitelli and many others.