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  • A 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

    A 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

    It is not, and it was not, a common practice to make full size models for statues. But apparently Giambologna, at the time of this commission, was best known for “small” things, and he wanted to immediately silence who did not trust his abilities to work with bigger dimensions. So he proved himself in large […]

  • Art-Test moves!

    Art-Test moves!

    We have chosen a new location, more prestigious, we are in Palazzo Frescobaldi, more central, 5 min walk from the Old Bridge, but mostly offering an increased security level to our customers, with a guard at the entrance 24/7. In spring we will throw a party to celebrate. Currently too many activities keep up busy […]

  • AN ARTICLE ON CARAVAGGIO OR NOT CARAVAGGIO?

    AN ARTICLE ON CARAVAGGIO OR NOT CARAVAGGIO?

    For Art-Test, the Aiar appointment is double. If you have missed the interesting workshop on Caravaggio last April in Empoli, you can take the opportunity to see the work of Art-Test in conjunction with S.T. Art-Test entitled “Caravaggio or not Caravaggio? Preliminary scientific evidence for the attribution of the St. John the Baptist of Empoli […]

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A 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

A 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

It is not, and it was not, a common practice to make full size models for statues. But apparently Giambologna, at the time of this commission, was best known for “small” things, and he wanted to immediately silence who did not trust his abilities to work with bigger dimensions. So he proved himself in large […]

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Art-Test moves!

Art-Test moves!

We have chosen a new location, more prestigious, we are in Palazzo Frescobaldi, more central, 5 min walk from the Old Bridge, but mostly offering an increased security level to our customers, with a guard at the entrance 24/7. In spring we will throw a party to celebrate. Currently too many activities keep up busy […]

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Discoveries

When technique matters: extraordinary effects, extraordinary losses.

When technique matters: extraordinary effects, extraordinary losses.

Piero di Cosimo On show this summer in Florence the monographic exhibition “Piero di Cosimo eccentric painter between Renaissance and Mannerism” (Uffizi, until 27/9), following the one recently concluded at National Gallery of Art in Washington. Lent to Washington and now worth a visit in Florence, among others the extraordinary “Liberation of Andromeda“, as according […]

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A 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

A 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

It is not, and it was not, a common practice to make full size models for statues. But apparently Giambologna, at the time of this commission, was best known for “small” things, and he wanted to immediately silence who did not trust his abilities to work with bigger dimensions. So he proved himself in large […]

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A hidden magician!

A hidden magician!

The exhibition dedicated to ‘Carlo Dolci 1616-1687′ is in full swing at the Palatine Gallery in Florence, with about seventy works on display (including many from prestigious international museums, like the British Museum in London, the Musée du Louvre in Paris , and the Alte Pinakothek in Munich of Bavaria) in dialogue with works by […]

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Goya: positive test

Goya: positive test

Recently published by Etgraphiae, the relevant book “Goya through his self-portraits” by Paolo Erasto Mangiante, already author of the fundamental book “Goya and Italy” (Palombi Editore). In his latest book the author provides a new interpretation of the many self-portraits by Goya, identifying five categories, and through them tracing the often dramatic events of the life of the Aragonese […]

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