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The Adoration of the Three Wise Men: free visit

For the eleventh year in a row, Palazzo Marino (the City Hall) hosts for the whole Christmas period an artistic masterpiece on loan from an Italian museum – it can be visited free of charge.

The protagonist of this year’s exhibit is The Adoration of the Three Wise Men, a pictural masterpiece by Italian artist from the region of Umbria, Piero Vannucci, best known as Perugino, coming from Umbria’s National Gallery.

This altarpiece fully reflects the spirit and the themes of the festive season and also created an ideal link between Milan and its surroundings with the region of Umbria, rich in art, history and traditions.

Umbria will also lend to Milano a beautiful traditional crib scene on display at Palazzo Marino.

Besides being one of the most important representatives of the art of Umbria in the 15th century an the protagonist of a deep renovation work of the art in the Renaissance, Perugino was also one of the teachers of the young Raffaello.

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