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della robbia

della robbia

The glazed sculptures of Luca Della Robbia and his family admired by Leonardo da Vinci and whose technique still baffles experts are featured in a sweeping exhibition devoted to the Renaissance master and his contemporaries. Over 130 marble and terracotta works by andrea , his nephew Andrea and the latter’s son Giovanni have been gathered […]

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porta reale

porta reale

The Fosso must have looked very different before the plane trees which separate it from the street were planted and when the ancient well was still there, near the Porta Mancianella, which the women used to draw water for their houses. And it was certainly more attractive before it was asphalted and full of cars, […]

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Thirsty old men of barga

using clay dug from the ground at loppia barga - one from the series of thirsty old men of barga - music from the Aristodemo's

using clay dug from the ground at loppia barga – one from the series of thirsty old men of barga – music from the Aristodemo’s

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Quella terracotta robbiana di Barga al Louvre di Parigi

Quella terracotta robbiana di Barga al Louvre di Parigi

Io personalmente non lo sapevo. E quando ho visto questa cosa, il 20 Agosto scorso nel corso di una delle mie periodiche visite in Francia, sono rimasto meravigliato della cosa. Si tratta di una pala d’altare attribuita a Luca della Robbia il Giovane, raffigurante “Il Cristo al monte degli Olivi” e conservata al Louvre di […]