It's currently on loan at the Bargello
National Museum in Florence (Nov.
9) This is what happens during a visit to the Bargello
, where the poet imagines that a sword kept there once belonged to some enigmatic knight, with eyes similar "a quelli che si sono smarriti nella tela del Tiziano, in quella tela del Cavalier nero dal Guanto, dell' Uomo dal guanto"/"to those who got lost in Titian's canvas, in that canvas of the black Knight with Glove, the Man with Glove" now at the Louvre (D'Annunzio, 1965: 331).
, a type of embroidery associated with the medieval city of Florence, on your feet
Extraordinary loans from Italy are part of the checklist, including the charming bust of a boy by Andrea from the Bargello
6) Through all of these avenues, but perhaps especially the television series, Erica Wilson helped to revive several needlework traditions, such as bargello
, crewelwork, and turkey work in the 1970s.
His chic, initialed Lucite trays in Acapulco and Bargello
prints kick up the modern vibe.
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1-3), a nearly life-size sculpture depicting a young male nude from the Museo Nazionale del Bargello
in Florence, remained in the artist's studio when he left Florence for Rome in 1534 never to return.
And the Bargello
, functioning as the National Museum in Florence, Italy since 1865-housing Gothic decorative arts, medals of the Medici family collection, Baroque jewels, and sculptures from the 14th through 17th centuries-was once a prison in a building dating back to 1255.
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