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Schifanoia and Francesco del Cossa. The gold of the Estensi family

from 2 June to 13 September 2020 - Palazzo Schifanoia

Schifanoia and Francesco del Cossa. The gold of the Estensi family

Palazzo Schifanoia shines again. After the necessary post-earthquake architectural restoration, from 2 June the ancient delight of the Este family reopens, a magical place that has accompanied the splendor of the dynasty and fascinated its visitors for centuries.

The heart of the building, the sumptuous Hall of the Months and the apartments of Duke Borso, will offer a new immersive and emotional visit experience. The historical environments will dialogue with the exhibition Schifanoia and Francesco del Cossa. L'oro degli Estensi (2 June - 13 September 2020), a collection of works belonging to the Museums of Ancient Art connected to the figure of Borso and a significant selection of "guests" linked to the Ferrara Workshop. A journey through the medals of Pisanello, the sculptures of Domenico di Paris and Guido Mazzoni, the colors of the Este miniators and painters active in - or influenced by - the Salone dei Months, in close comparison with the protagonist of this extraordinary masterpiece: Francesco del Cossa (c. 1430-1478).

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