They were sitting on some steps in the Uffizi
A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by retreating Nazis and sent by a German soldier as a present to his wife, came back to a Florence museum on Friday, thanks largely to a relentless campaign by the Uffizi
Galleries' director, a German.
Gallery campaigned online and Italian minsters yesterday announced a deal.
Germany says it will return a painting stolen by Nazi troops from the Uffizi
Gallery in the Italian city of Florence in 1943.
Rome isn't alone: Tourists in Florence may get fined $575 for eating on sidewalks or doorways near Uffizi
Galleries at meal times.
Researchers at the Uffizi
Gallery in Florence have proved what was suspected for a long time: that Renaissance genius Leonardo Da Vinci was able to write, draw and paint with both hands.
An in-depth study of Leonardo da Vinci's earliest-known drawing has proved that the great Renaissance artist was ambidextrous, Italy's Uffizi
Gallery said on Monday.
A famous, larger version - the original - is in the Uffizi
Gallery in Florence.
A single room at the Uffizi
that would reward a lifetime of study gets five minutes before lunch.
announced that it has partnered with three prominent global museums and art galleries, Uffizi
Galleries (Italy), Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and The Van Gogh Museum (Netherlands), to bring world-renowned masterpieces directly to consumers' homes through Samsung's lifestyle TV 'The Frame'.
Overlooking the Ponte Vecchio, it's in a prime position for exploring major landmarks, such as the Uffizi
Gallery and Gothic Cathedral although, from the peaceful rooftop bar where breakfast is served, crowds of tourists disappear into a hum.
Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary-General Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa and Uffizi
Gallery Director Eike Schmidt sign a cooperation agreement to develop education and training and promote intercultural dialogue.