Known to locals as "La Certosa", the Charterhouse of Saint James is a medieval monastery on the island of Capri. It has survived seven centuries of pirates, wars, plagues and monastic suppression to embrace a new role today as the cultural heart of this world famous island. Now the future of this 14th century masterpiece is threatened and a restoration intervention is urgently needed.
This is a rare opportunity to delve back in time to find the missing piece in the history of Rome. This excavation site on the Palatine Hill, birthplace of the city, has already yielded incredible finds, instrumental in recreating the history of Rome and the development of Western tradition. Your contribution will allow the archaeologists to uncover the secrets still hidden here in this sacred place, once the centre of the ancient world.
Recently Completed Projects
We thank all the donors who have helped us reach the fundraising goal. And thanks to the valuable work of the young restoration artists of the ISCR, the Imperial-age sarcophagus is once again astonishing.
Restoration of “The Ecstasy of St. Teresa” in the Church of San Pancrazio, Rome The Ecstasy of St. Teresa of Àvila, oil on canvas, painted in 1615 by Jacopo Negretti, also known as Palma the Younger. Dimensions: 4.20 x 3 m In this beautifully executed piece, Palma the Younger captures the moment in which St. […]
LoveItaly thanks all the 80 donors who supported the crowdfunding campaign. Your contributions, together with the Superintendence of Pompeii, complete the fundraising for the Golden Age Bedroom and it will now be possible to begin the necessary restoration work. Once completed, the House of the Centaur can be opened to the public so that everyone can admire its beauty and extraordinary richness.