The Uffizi: The Official Guide : All of the Works

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Giunti Editore, 1999 - 191 ˹
La Galleria degli Uffizi è uno dei musei più importanti del mondo. Il nucleo principale delle sue ricchissime collezioni comprende opere che vanno dal Duecento al Settecento; in particolare è lo specchio fedele di uno dei momenti più alti dell'arte di tutti i tempi: il Rinascimento. Tra i principali artisti rappresentati ci sono Giotto, Piero della Francesca, Paolo Uccello, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello, Pontormo, Tiziano, Caravaggio. Questo volume, interamente in inglese, è la guida ufficiale della Galleria degli Uffizi e rappresenta quanto di più aggiornato e attendibile si possa desiderare per una corretta visita. Contiene la storia del museo, l'elenco completo di tutte le opere sala per sala, le piantine di tutte le sale, le immagini e i commenti di tutte le opere principali.
 

The Hall of San Pier Scheraggio
14
Cabinet of Prints and Drawings
16
First Corridor
18
Giotto and the 13th century
22
ROOM 3Sienese Painting of the 14th century
30
Florentine Painting of the 14th century
39
ROOM 56 International Gothic
40
The Early Renaissance
47
Cabinet of Miniatures
120
Second and Third Corridor and Loggia First Floor
121
Michelangelo and the Florentine Painting
124
Raphael and Andrea del Sarto
130
Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino
136
Titian and Sebastiano del Piombo
139
Dosso and Parmigianino
144
Cabinet of Emilian 16th century Painting
148

Lippi
58
ROOM 9Pollaiolo
63
ROOM 1014 Botticelli
68
Leonardo
88
Geographical Maps
90
Hermaphrodite
91
Tribune
93
Perugino and Signorelli
98
Dürer
103
Giambellino and Giorgione
106
Flemish and German Renaissance
111
Mantegna and Correggio
116
Veronese
150
ROOM 32Bassano and Tintoretto
152
Corridor of the 16th century
156
Lombard Painting of the 16th century
164
ROOMS 3545 and New Rooms First Floor
166
Niobe
179
Vasari Corridor
180
Contini Bonacossi Collection
182
Index
188
Essential Bibliography
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˹ 23 - Note also the realism of the faces, of the variegated marble, of the flowers painted from nature and even of the wood of the platform at the feet of the Madonna.
˹ 3 - This is hardly surprising when one considers that the artistic heritage preserved in our museums has been famous throughout the world for centuries. For hundreds of years writers, scholars and travellers of every nationality and...
˹ 77 - The triptych was painted in Bruges for Tommaso Portinari, an agent of the Medici and councillor of the Duchy ofBurgundy.
˹ 80 - Florentine activity, from his beginnings in Verrocchio's studio to his departure for Milan in 1482. Also exhibited here are...
˹ 78 - Standing oul against the landscape are cypresses, a hibiscus and an orange tree. \ asari praised the metallic brilliance of the archangel Michael's armour, obtained not through the application of gold, bul \\ ith pure colour, an innovation introduced ln lhis artist.
˹ 88 - The room symbolises the cosmos and its elements: the lantern with its wind rose represents air; the shells, water: the red walls, ftre; the marble and the semi-precious stones of the pavement, earth.
˹ 47 - To the faithful she represents a mother who protects a daughterwho is without sin and who is the progenitress of the body of Christ.
˹ 93 - Le stelle, il cielo et gli elementi a prova" ("The stars, the sky and the elements compete", CLlV).
˹ 46 - The precision of the features, focusing even on the less attractive details...

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