Uffizi

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Uffizi

(juːˈfɪtsɪ)
n
(Named Buildings) an art gallery in Florence; built by Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century and opened as a museum in 1765: contains chiefly Italian Renaissance paintings
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On Leopoldo's death in 1675 most of what he owned entered grand ducal collections, including the Galleria degli Uffizi.
El dibujo que posee la Galleria degli Uffizi debe de ser una version anterior para la figura de san Gregorio, mucho mas acabado que el primer dibujo de la Nacional (13) (fig.
a e k Wing wizard Damien Duff said although they never got into the d e renowned Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, they enjoyed their down time in the cultural city.
The most common type of portrait was commissioned, and the selfportrait is no exception, as demonstrated in the collection of self-portraits for the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, the Accademia of San Luca in Rome, the Academie de France, the Academie Royal in Paris, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the Academy of the Arts in Vienna, and National Portrait Galleries in London and Washington, D.
Antes de caer en manos de la policia, Peruggia le habia ofrecido la pieza a Alfredo Gerit, director de la Galleria degli Uffizi.
L'opera, commissionata al Buonarroti dalla Corte Medicea e rappresentata per la prima volta nella grande sala della Galleria degli Uffizi 1'11 febbraio 1619, ebbe una lunghissima gestazione editoriale che copre un periodo di oltre trentacinque anni.
Most of the pieces have never traveled to America and will grace only Jackson before returning to their homes in such prestigious museums as the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence and the Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Venezia in Rome.
The Uffizi Gallery Museum" by Alexandra Bonfante-Warren (freelance writer, translator, and former associate editor in the Department of Publications at the Museum of Modern Art, New York) is the profusely illustrated history of the Galleria degli Uffizi, the world's oldest surviving museum.
Earlier attempts to identify Lorenzo's heads and busts with sculptures today in the Galleria degli Uffizi are called into question, and there is a lengthy discussion of Lorenzo's Sleeping Cupid that also touches on the question of the identification of the versions by Michelangelo (and attributed to Praxiteles) owned by Isabella d'Este.
Convinced that practice was as important as academic work, he also spent long hours at the Galleria degli Uffizi, studying the old masters in the rich collection of prints and drawings of that museum.