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The Portrait of a Lady in Red: at the origins of Bronzino's portraiture

The Portrait of a Lady in Red: at the origins of Bronzino's portraiture

For a long time the scientific community has been wondering about the identity of the lady depicted in the Portrait of a Lady in Red, one of the masterpieces of the Städel Museum in Frankfurt. But it has also long wondered about the identity of ...
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Bronzino's Allegory with Venus and Cupid: a complex intellectual drama

Bronzino's Allegory with Venus and Cupid: a complex intellectual drama

A "drama of intellectual hysteria" in which a complex tangle of symbols, formal interlocking games, ideational abstraction and chromatic abstraction add up: this is how Andrea Emiliani defined Bronzino 'sAllegory (Agnolo di Cosimo Tori; Florence, 150...
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The elegance of power. Bronzino's Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo.

The elegance of power. Bronzino's Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo.

At the Uffizi, in the center of the "Hall of Dynasties," stands one of the most famous portraits of the 16th century: the Portrait of Eleanor of Toledo with her son Giovanni de' Medici, one of the greatest masterpieces by Bronzino (Agnolo Tori; Flore...
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Bia de' Medici: history of the Bronzino portrait that still enchants audiences

Bia de' Medici: history of the Bronzino portrait that still enchants audiences

There are not many official portraits of children in the history of art, and they are generally depicted alongside an adult, who could be either one of their parents or their guardian. Yet this little girl, centuries later, still fascinates a...
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Florence, Bronzino's celebrated allegorical portrait of Dante on display

Florence, Bronzino's celebrated allegorical portrait of Dante on display

It is one of the most famous portraits of Dante Alighieri (Florence, 1265 - Ravenna, 1321), even though it was made more than two hundred years after his death: it is the allegorical portrait painted by Bronzino (Angelo di Cosimo Tori; Florence, 1503...
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Now on sale online The Sixteenth Century in Florence, the audiobook series by Windows on Art

Now on sale online The Sixteenth Century in Florence, the audiobook series by Windows on Art

Starting today, Il Cinquecento a Firenze (The Sixteenth Century in Florence), the first audiobook series by Finestre sull'Arte, is on sale online. Eleven volumes, ten hours of storytelling to narrate the developments and historical-artistic event...
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Intesa Sanpaolo gives a Bronzino painting to Turin for the Christmas holidays

Intesa Sanpaolo gives a Bronzino painting to Turin for the Christmas holidays

From Dec. 21, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018, in Spazio Trentacinque on the 36th floor of the Intesa Sanpaolo skyscraper, the painting by Bronzino depicting the Madonna and Child, St. Elizabeth and St. John will be on display. The newly restored work, which c...
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Masterpieces of the Academy of St. Luke at the Fortress of Bard

Masterpieces of the Academy of St. Luke at the Fortress of Bard

Opening today at the Fortress of Bard is the exhibition " Masterpieces of the National Academy of San Luca. From Raphael to Balla" in which 115 works from the precious collection of the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, one of Italy's oldest cultural ...
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