Archive for: Florence

In the Lap of Luxury: Quality Textiles as Signs of Nobility and Rulership

Nicholas Karcher atelier, Joseph Flees Potiphar’s Wife, 1549, design after Bronzino By Andrea M. Gáldy –  Florence is currently getting ready for...

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Father of Tuscan Archaeology: Winckelmann in Florence

Bronze Chimera of Arezzo, ca 400 BCE, Cosimo I Medici Estate, Archaeological Museum, Florence (photo P. Hunt, 2014)  By Andrea Gáldy –  WINCKELMANN, FIRENZE...

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Good Manners : Mannerism in Florence

Pontormo, Venus and Amor, 1533 By Andrea M. Gáldy – Maniera. Pontormo, Bronzino and Medici Florence, 24 Feb to 5 June 2016 at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main...

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It’s Raining – Bronzes ! Florence Exhibitions of Ancient Bronze 2015

Hellenistic or Roman, probably after Lysippos (Greek, c. 365-c. 310 B.C.)  Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth (courtesy of Florence Exhibition) By Andrea M. Gáldy...

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A Style Is Born– From High Renaissance To The New Manner

Pontormo, detail of Gabriel from Annunciation, 1527-8, Chiesa Santa Felicità, Florence (Courtesy of Le Stanza di Santa Croce) By Andrea Gáldy – Pontormo...

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