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Uffizi Gallery: Art, History, Collections

Gloria Fossi

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ISBN : 9788809019447
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336 pages
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This is a magnificently illustrated guide to the entire collection of the Uffizi Gallery - one of the worlds most celebrated art galleries. The Uffizi Gallery in Florence is one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world. FirstMoreThis is a magnificently illustrated guide to the entire collection of the Uffizi Gallery - one of the worlds most celebrated art galleries. The Uffizi Gallery in Florence is one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world. First commissioned as offices for the Florentine magistrates by Cosimo de Medici, it is now houses some of the worlds most outstanding works of art. This superb volume offers a comprehensive, detailed, and informative look at the entire exhibited collection of the Gallery - from masterpieces such as Botticellis The Birth of Venus and Caravaggios Medusa to many works of classical sculpture. The Uffizi Gallery also provides readers with an insightful look at the gallerys origins and history, as well as discussions about ongoing restoration efforts, and biographies of selected artists.