The Uffizi Galleries for the European Heritage Days (EHD) 2023
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The Three Fates by Salviati and Hesiod's Theogony
The words of the Greek writer to describe the artwork preserved in Pitti Palace
Otto Marseus van Schrieck's Medusa and Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem
In 1819, the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, after a visit to the Uffizi, wrote "On the Medusa by Leonardo da Vinci in the Florentine Gallery", ...
Susanna and the Elders by Lorenzo Lotto
Video in Italian | The Old Testament's episode in the painting by the Venetian master
Armida by Cecco Bravo in the words of Torquato Tasso
Video in Italian | Love, anger and despair of the beautiful princess painted at the Uffizi
Ulysses on the Island of the Phaeacians by Pieter Paul Rubens
The work by the Flemish master told through Homer's words
San Barnaba Altarpiece by Botticelli
Video in Italian | The amazing altarpiece by the Florentine Master in the words that Dante says to Virgil
The Calumny by Botticelli
Video in Italian | The masterpiece by the Florentine painter described through the words of Lucian of Samosata
The myth of Perseus and Andromeda
Video in Italian | Piero di Cosimo and his painting inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses
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