Silvia Malaguzzi makes a survey by searching for clues among the Italian masters' paintings of the Uffizi. This careful study shows how a witty flair is hidden behind apparently frivolous ornaments.
The analysis of the gems and jewels adorning the paintings' figures reveal many secrets and curiosities concerning the humanistic symbolism and iconography of the Gothic-Renaissance era, which unveil truths that would otherwise have remained imprisoned on the canvases.
Portraits of Agnolo and Maddalena Doni (front); the Flood and Deucalion and Pyrrha (back)
Raffaello Sanzio (Urbino 1483 – Rome 1520) and Maestro di Serumido
Conversations on Art & Culture
Cycles of lectures offering the audience both a personal experience of the original work of art and scholars' insights.