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About

About Us

The Gallery

Learn about the story of our gallery located in Piazza di Spagna

Established in Rome in 1878, Antichità Alberto Di Castro is today owned and directed by Alberto Di Castro, the namesake grandson of the founder. While continuing to keep faith with four generations of family tradition, Alberto has more closely focused his expertise, specialising in end-16th century Roman coloured marbles. Refusing to be swayed by market pressure, Di Castro has merged a personal passion and a rigorous art historical approach, re-discovering and publishing carefully selected artworks.

The gallery, designed by Clemente Busiri Vici, is located in the heart of the Eternal City, Rome’s Piazza Di Spagna, 5. When entering the space, visitors are welcomed in a room where artworks hang or stand in front of the original mid–18th century boiserie. Passed a small arch, a long corridor decorated with micromosaics, paintings, marble columns, paintings on stone, books and jewels lead the visitor to the grand salone where more artworks are displayed in an unexpected space.

Team

Alberto Di Castro

Gallery Director

Alberto Di Castro graduated in Art History cum laude, publishing his thesis Marmorari e Argentieri a Roma e nel Lazio tra Cinquecento e Seicento, funded by La Sapienza Università Di Roma. In 2011, he founded the cultural society “Associazione Daniela Di Castro”, aimed to promote and support Italian jewish cultural heritage by financing publications, scholarships, field trips and donations. He currently acts as arbitrator for the Associazione Antiquari D’Italia and is part of the board of the Fondazione Beni Culturali Ebraici Italiani.

 

Throughout the years, museums worldwide including, among others, the Borghese Gallery, the Pinacoteca di Brera, the Louvre Museum, the British Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Rijksmuseum, acquired artworks from Alberto.

Selected Artist Archive

Artists

Explore the selection of artists we have on view at the gallery

  • Nino Costa
  • Antonio Canova
  • Federico Zuccari
  • Luigi Valadier
  • Castellani
  • Carlo and Arturo Giuliani
  • Luigi Pichler
  • Giacomo Raffaelli
  • Giotto and his school
  • Massimiliano Soldani Benzi
  • Gaspard Dughet
  • Giuseppe Maggiolini
  • Carlo Scarpa
  • Baldassarre Peruzzi
  • Pietro Tenerani
  • Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo
  • Giuseppe Merlini
  • Pier Francesco Mola
  • Antonio Giovanni Galli called “Lo Spadarino”
  • Joachim Wtewael
  • Francesco Giovanni Barbieri called “Il Guercino”
  • Andrea Piccinelli called “Il Brescianino”
  • Pietro Torrigiano
  • Francois Keiserman
  • Amedeo Preziosi
  • Bartolomeo Pinelli
  • Karl Frederich Schinkel
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Piazza di Spagna, 5, 00187, Roma

Tue ‒ Thu: 09am ‒ 07pm
Fri ‒ Mon: 09am ‒ 05pm

Piazza di Spagna, 5, 00187, Roma
066792269