The Aeneid room shines once more “This can be a museum that breathes, we deal with it day by day”

MACERATA – The pictorial restoration operation on the the Aristocracy flooring of Palazzo Buonaccorsi after the 2016 earthquake was unveiled this morning and was potential due to the teamwork of town’s Public Works Workplace, which was given entry to the eight per thousand private earnings tax. THE WORK VIDEO

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The video of the restoration

The Aeneid Room was left by the technician Carlo Paniccià, the supervisor Tristano Luchetti, the restorer Maria Topa, the councilor Katiuscia Cassetta, the restorer Milko Morichetti, Veronica Nespeca di Santoni and Giuliana Pascucci from Macerata Musei

out Alexandra Pierini (Photograph Fabio Falcioni)

Days spent staring upwards, climbing scaffolding and with boundless focus and a focus. Thus, skilful palms and really cautious work have restored to their former glory the noble flooring of the Palazzo Buonaccorsi, seat of town’s museums and a valuable treasure chest containing a big a part of town’s heritage. The restoration of the ornamental components broken by the earthquake of 2016 was offered this morning to the keenness and satisfaction of the municipal technicians and exterior collaborators.


Councilor Cassetta and Veronica Nespeca

“This can be a museum that lives day by day – mentioned the Metropolis Council Katiuscia Cassette – breathe with actions, exhibitions and appointments. We additionally gave it an identification with the indicators on the home windows and we noticed that the variety of guests elevated quite a bit. That is why we proceed to deal with it. The individuals who work right here do it day by day, however we do it as an administration and we assure these interventions that hold it alive and lively ».
“It is a €50,000 intervention – he explains Tristano Luchetti, building supervisor – however we take part in one other tender for 70-80,000 euros for the fixtures and the higher rooms. Now we have additionally requested entry to regional funds for 800,000 that we wish to allocate to the Coach Museum and the restoration of the out of doors terrace ».


Tristano Luchetti

Even throughout the work, which lasted from January to June, the Aeneid room was virtually at all times open to guests, now it shines in new splendor. «Return to be able to welcome the vacationer – he says Julia Pascucci di Macerata Musei – conjures up us and is a worth for the realm. Everybody who comes emphasizes the wonder, care and cleanliness of this museum. It’s the results of the day by day upkeep and care that the employees dedicates to this place ». The cautious restoration work has been documented within the video created and promoted by the Santoni firm, which since 2020 has supported the cultural tasks of the Civic Museums of Palazzo Buonaccorsi, which additionally supported the video clip with the animation of Mount Olympus depicted within the vault of the gallery’s director Rino Stefano Tagliaferro.
“It is a synergy that continues,” he mentioned Veronica Nespeca by the santoni firm – the room has grow to be a spot near the guts of the santoni household. We additionally carried out the Christmas marketing campaign right here ».


The restorer Maria Topa

JOBS – The works have been carried out by the corporate “Restauro Dipinti sas” of Topa Maria Pia & C underneath the path of the Archaeological Superintendence of Wonderful Arts and Panorama for the provinces of Ascoli Piceno – Fermo and Macerata. The restoration measure was made potential due to the teamwork of town’s Public Works Workplace, which gained entry to the immediately administered by the state earnings tax of eight per thousand for the class of “cultural heritage preservation”. Thanks to those loans, meant for the reconstruction and restoration of the heritage broken or destroyed after the seismic occasions of August 24, 2016, we intervened within the detachment of the painted plasters and friezes that respectively cowl the higher a part of the partitions adorn the massive rooms on the bottom flooring and within the vault of the Aeneid Gallery.

The wall decorations, made within the early years of the 18th century by the Emilian artists Antonio Dardani and Carlo Antonio Rambaldi, type a wealthy iconographic cycle meant to honor the virtues of the Macerata noble household, passing by means of mythological scenes that inform us concerning the exploits of nice heroes and from the. The ornament of the noble flooring ends within the vault of the Aeneid Gallery with the enduring scene of the wedding of Bacchus and Ariadne, born from the mastery of the Roman artists Michelangelo and Nicolò Ricciolini.

Restauro_PalazzoBuonaccorsi_FF-5-325x217VOLTA ENEIDE ROOM – It’s a cycle of work executed by Michelangelo Ricciolini between 1710 and 1715 in tempera on a Camorcanna help. The necessity for restoration work stems from the well-known seismic occasions of 2016, which brought on injury to the ornamental components of the the Aristocracy flooring of the constructing.
Within the Aeneid room, the sturdy actions to which the construction was subjected in Camorcanna had compromised in lots of locations the adhesion between the painted plaster and the bottom and the reopening of the cracks that had already been restored throughout the 2008 interventions.
The principle goal of the work simply accomplished was to revive excellent adhesion between the painted plaster and the substrate, a vital operation for the conservation of the work depicting the wedding of Bacchus and Ariadne by the Roman painter Michelangelo Ricciolini and his son Niccolò. Ricciolini re-proposed the compositional scheme, paying homage to the vault of the gallery of the Orsini Barberini Palace in Monterotondo, with a painted parapet over the royal partitions, adorned with quite a few figures and decorations, together with 4 massive medallions within the corners with mythological tales, framing a sky through which the myriad deities emerge. The intense colours, the richness of ornament and the number of innovations make this era an essential instance of the talent of the Roman painter, educated on the College of Maratta and far appreciated by Roman prospects.

Restauro_PalazzoBuonaccorsi_FF-10-325x217FRIEZE OF THE ROOMS ON THE FIRST FLOOR – Fresco by Antonio Dardani and Carlo Antonio Rambaldi between 1707 and 1708. The friezes within the rooms on the the Aristocracy flooring of the constructing, painted by the Bolognese painters Dardani and Rambaldi, are made within the fresco method and semi-fresco; Pictorial method totally different from that of the Aeneid Vault, which is as a substitute in tempera. The principle distinction is how the pigments are mounted to the plaster. The fresco is painted on recent plaster and the chemical course of that takes place between the lime and the carbonic acid within the air completely fixes the colours; The tempera method makes use of powdered pigments diluted with water and glued with natural substances of varied sorts.
The totally different portray strategies make the bottom flooring much more attention-grabbing. However even on this case, the seismic actions had brought on detachment of the plaster with consequent lack of frescoes, particularly within the components of the frieze positioned over the openings of the doorways and home windows.
On this case, the fixing of the plaster to the beam had already been carried out throughout the November 2016 emergency response, however the friezes had many gaps as a result of falling of the painted materials. Steps have been subsequently taken to fill within the gaps and retouch the stucco to revive legibility to the dear friezes on the bottom flooring.




Councilor Cassetta and Giuliana Pascucci


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