Italy September 2014

Italy September 2014

Italy September 2014

Florence:   The Slide Shows

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Below left - a morning food tour                        Below right  -  some of the incredible collection at the Uffizi gallery museum

 

left    The 5 sculptures included in this slide show are found in the Piazza della Signoria near the Uffizi Palace.  They are all significant works of art and all are just out there - free!

 

 

right   The Basilica Santa Croce has a beautiful facade.  The church doubles as a museum because of its collection of elaborately carved tombs of famous Italian artists and scientists.

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The Pitti Palace houses many fine exhibits.  I found the frescoes to be the most elaborate and imaginative works of art.  In the centre panel the artist creates a 3D effect by extending the images and shadows beyond the frame.