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    Florence
    9 world class sculptures in Florence’s Archaeological Museum

    I’ve never been a huge fan of ancient art and archaeology, which is one of the reasons why I have

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    Pontormo’s Visitation – critical fortune and restoration

    The newly restored Visitation by Pontormo is one of the highlights of the current exhibition “Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino” at

  • Tavola Doria by anon Florentine painter. Donation to Uffizi from Tokyo Fuji Museum.
    Florence
    100 days to admire the Tavola Doria

    The Tavola Doria is the oldest known representation of the lost fresco of the Battle of Anghiari by Leonardo da

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    The most beautiful logge in Florence

    Driving around piazza della Libertà the other evening and looking at the 19th-century pinky-orange buildings that ring it, I realized

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    Florence
    What’s up with Rosso Fiorentino?

    While it would be easy to wax poetic on the beauty of Pontormo’s Visitation and the attractive red walls that

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