- I Hall - Central Italy from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance
- III Hall - Venice and Its Territory: the Sixteenth Century
- IV Hall - Artistic trends in Rome during the seventeeth century
- V Hall - Between the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Emilia and Rome
- VI Hall - Paintings in Bologna from the Carracci to Guido Reni
- Hall of St. Petronilla - Artistic Trends in Rome during the Seventeenth Century
- Hall of Pietro da Cortona - Pietro da Cortona and his Circle
- Cini Gallery - European and Oriental Porcelain
II Hall - The Sixteenth Century in Ferrara
The date 1528 is legible on the right and above the fireplace. The three carnations in the foreground area an overt reference to the artist's nickname. The magnificence of the Archangel Gabriel's garments contrasts with the simplicity of Mary, depicted in domestic intimacy.
The diagonal constituted by the three figures of the Trinity (the Father, the Infant Jesus wit the symbols of the Passion, and the dove of the Holy Spirit), cuts across the solid spatial structure of the painting, enhanced by the central columns.