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  • Art-Test seeking Michelangelo

    Art-Test seeking Michelangelo

    Is it Michelangelo? Are we on the verge of a new discovery? Art-Test has been called to shed light on the matter in a small church near Florence Who painted the “Pietà di Marcialla”? The issue has been debated for many years, but only on last 9th of May the first analyses were carried out […]

  • Rape of the Sabines: a 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

    Rape of the Sabines: 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 (Jean de Boulogne), at the time of this commission for Piazza della Signoria in Florence, was best known for “small” things, and he wanted to immediately silence who did not trust his abilities to work […]

  • 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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Art-Test seeking Michelangelo

Art-Test seeking Michelangelo

Is it Michelangelo? Are we on the verge of a new discovery? Art-Test has been called to shed light on the matter in a small church near Florence Who painted the “Pietà di Marcialla”? The issue has been debated for many years, but only on last 9th of May the first analyses were carried out […]

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Rape of the Sabines: a 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

Rape of the Sabines: 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 (Jean de Boulogne), at the time of this commission for Piazza della Signoria in Florence, was best known for “small” things, and he wanted to immediately silence who did not trust his abilities to work […]

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Art-Test seeking Michelangelo

Art-Test seeking Michelangelo

Is it Michelangelo? Are we on the verge of a new discovery? Art-Test has been called to shed light on the matter in a small church near Florence Who painted the “Pietà di Marcialla”? The issue has been debated for many years, but only on last 9th of May the first analyses were carried out […]

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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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Rape of the Sabines: a 4,10 m tall bozzetto!

Rape of the Sabines: 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 (Jean de Boulogne), at the time of this commission for Piazza della Signoria in Florence, was best known for “small” things, and he wanted to immediately silence who did not trust his abilities to work […]

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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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