Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo
Archive in Mendrisio, CH
Tel: +41 91 9676021
Fax: +41 91 9676125

Terms of Use of the Web Site

Please read the following “Terms of Use” carefully before you consult or use this web site. The use of the site is subject to the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”).

Your access and utilization are deemed to confirm that you have read, understood and accepted without limitations or reservations the Terms of Use, as well as the applicable law.

Use of this site is permitted solely for private, personal and non-commercial purposes.

If you do not intend to accept the Terms of Use, leave this site immediately.

Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo (hereinafter the “Owner”) reserves for herself the right, in her sole discretion, to change the Terms of Use of the site at any time and without prior notice.
The use of the site after any such change(s) implies acceptance of the Terms of Use as amended and their binding nature.

Cultural Purpose

The site provides to the users, free of charge and for purely informational and cultural purposes, information about the art collection of Giuseppe Panza di Biumo and Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo.

None of the information contained herein shall be understood as an offer or solicitation of a commercial nature.

Intellectual Property Rights

The site in its entirety is owned by the Owner.

The user acknowledges and accepts that this website and all of the contents thereof, including (but not limited to) any texts, information, trademarks, data, graphic layout, logos, photographs, icons, multimedia contents (graphic, audio and video), images, digital downloads, data compilations, software, HTML code, screenshots and other similar contents (collectively the “Contents”) are the property of the Owner and are protected by international laws on intellectual property including (but not limited to) patent rights, copyrights, industrial secrecy, tradenames, registered trademarks, service marks, moral rights, know-how or any other similar rights recognized by laws or international conventions in any country or jurisdiction, worldwide.

The Contents are being presented merely for information and cultural purposes.

 The use of the site is permitted only for private, personal and non-commercial purposes. Any other use is strictly prohibited.

The user may not in any way or manner (and the following list is not limitative but merely indicative) reproduce, download, copy, save to memory, manipulate, reformat, print, exhibit, publish, transmit/broadcast or distribute the site or any of its Contents or create a work derived from the Site’s Contents.

The user may, consistent with these Terms of Use and in accordance with what is specifically set forth in the Site, download, copy, save and print any Contents for which he has obtained access authorization solely for personal and non-commercial use. If authorized, the use of photographic images is subject to the payment of royalties to the authors.

In the event of any use of the site, whether authorized or not, no right, title and/or interest derived from or pertaining to the Contents, material or software shall be deemed to have been transferred to or acquired by the user.

In case of authorized access the user undertakes to abide by any and all notices pertaining to copyrights or trademarks and by other notices included in the site or in the Contents. Also, any information contained in captions must always remain attached to its respective object and clearly visible, without removing copyright notices or other legally protected names or symbols.

All rights are reserved in all countries of the world.

The Site authorizes – subject to discretion at any time – links toward the site’s homepage so long as they are set up for purely cultural ends. Conversely, links toward internal pages of the site (i.e. deep links) or the embedding of contents in third-party sites (i.e. in-line linking and framing) are prohibited, except if authorized beforehand in writing by the Owner.


The site and its Contents are served to the user only in their present state and as currently available, without any warranties of any kind, express or implied.

Although the Owner makes every reasonable effort to include accurate and up-to-date information, no declaration or warranty is provided with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any data and information being supplied; and the Owner rejects any liability for the use of or access to this website or for its contents.

The Owner reserves for herself the right to make changes to the information contained herein at any time without prior notice.

All users accept that they access and use this as well as any linked sites, and their contents, at their own risk and peril, and hold the Owner and Panza Collection free and clear of any damage derived from or caused by the use of this site or related hereto.

The Owner does not provide any guarantee and shall not be liable with respect to any information contained in a linked site.

The Owner accepts no liability and shall not be liable for any damages or viruses that may infect your computer or other chattels by reason of your access, use or navigation hereof or of the downloading of data, texts, images, video or audio files from this site or from any sites linked hereto.

Although all reasonable efforts have been made to identify the owners of the rights and to obtain the right to publish, for some of the images it has not always been possible to trace the actual holders of the rights; if you happen to have any information or queries in this connection, please contact us.


The Owner does not publish personal data on its site, except for authors' biographical notes and pictures.

Any information spontaneously sent in by users via e-mail will be used and archived only for the purpose for which it was sent in; it will not be communicated to third parties for any reason and on any account.

May we remind readers that information conveyed via e-mail is, by its very nature, not secure. Accordingly, such data transmissions are made at the user’s risk and the Owner and Panza Collection shall not in any way be held liable for any violation of security that is not directly attributable to negligence by the Owner herself.

The site’s software utilizes cookies merely to gain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to monitor its proper operation; they are deleted immediately upon processing.

Severability Clause

If any one of these Terms and Conditions is deemed or ruled null and void or cannot be implemented for any reason, such condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and applicability of the remaining Terms.

Applicable Law and Venue of Competent Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use, the construction/interpretation and validity thereof and all the legal relationships between the user and the owner of the site are governed by Swiss material law. 
The parties elect the Courts of Lugano (Ticino, Switzerland) as the sole venue of competent jurisdiction in the event of controversies, actions, legal matters or proceedings, inclusive of temporary/precautionary orders, arising from or simply related to the use of the site. The Owner may file suit against the user even in the courts of competent jurisdiction in the venue of his office of record or residence.

Credits and Acknowledgments

Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo wishes to thank all of the artists for granting permission to publish images of their works on this site; the museums and institutions who are the current owners of the works formerly belonging to the Collection of Giuseppe Panza di Biumo for their helpfulness; and all of the photographers for their precious work.

A collection is the most intimate portrait of a collector.

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6850 Mendrisio

+41 91 96 76 021

Terms and conditions

Although all reasonable efforts have been made to identify the owners of the rights and to obtain the right to publish, for some of the images it has not always been possible to trace the actual holders of the rights; if you happen to have any information or queries in this connection, please contact us.

All rights reserved. Except for personal and private purpose, no reproduction or use of the images without the authorization of Prolitteris is allowed.