Art

Perseus and Benvenuto Cellini.

Perseus and Benvenuto Cellini.

Cellini signed his masterpiece on the belt of the hero but, if you turn around the statue and look at this nape you will notice his self-portrait!
A museum inside e church

A museum inside e church

The museum completes inside one of the most unusual churches of Florence even for its shape.
Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral

With its majestic Renaissance architecture, proudly stands at the heart of the city.
Michelangelo and his friend Lorenzo il Magnifico

Michelangelo and his friend Lorenzo il Magnifico

Christ is represented here as a young man!
Johann Zoffany painted the Tribune

Johann Zoffany painted the Tribune

If you want to know the paintings and the statues situated in the XVIII century inside the Tribune look at the painting below!
Judith and Holofernes

Judith and Holofernes

The victory of a woman over injustice and violence she suffered, have been expressed through painting.
Stefano Bardini

Stefano Bardini

Bardini was a promoter of the Renaissance myth in fact he contributed to the re-discovery of Florentine art.
Hercoles and Nesso by Giambologna

Hercoles and Nesso by Giambologna

A great governor needs intelligence but also energy and force to be at the head of a princedom.
A giraffe in Palazzo Vecchio

A giraffe in Palazzo Vecchio

The animal was a gift the Egyptian sultan offered to Lorenzo in 1487 to obtain his support.
What is a 'Cassone Nuziale'

What is a 'Cassone Nuziale'

They usually were commissioned in pairs and filled with the dowry of the future wife.
Atlas, the slave sculpted by Michelangelo

Atlas, the slave sculpted by Michelangelo

The slaves perfectly reveal how the artist worked: Michelangelo thought the sculpture was already living inside a block of marble.
The Cumaean Sibyl

The Cumaean Sibyl

An artistic representation of past prophecies
Disquieting statue in the Uffizi Gallery

Disquieting statue in the Uffizi Gallery

Cosimo the Elder purchased the statue and showed it at the entrance of the new palace.
The Orator. A journey into history

The Orator. A journey into history

The Orator, a bronze statue from Perugia, embodies power and history. A Roman figure with an Etruscan inscription, bridging two cultures.
Domenico di Jacopo di Pace, Beccafumi

Domenico di Jacopo di Pace, Beccafumi

Influenced by Florentine culture, he studied in Rome from 1510 to 1512, where he was inspired by Michelangelo and Raphael.