adult tours of Italy

Renaissance of Sculpture: Bargello and Museo Dell’Opera del Duomo

Sites visited: Bargello Museum and Museo dell’Opera del Duomo

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes        

The Bargello Gallery is the National Sculpture Gallery of Florence containing some of the critical works of artists such as Donatello, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Verrocchio and Michelangelo.

Through an in-depth analysis of these works, we will trace the development of Renaissance sculpture from the famous baptistery door competition of 1401 to the eclectic bronze David by Donatello.

We will then continue our lecture to the Cathedral museum which contains one of the most important collections of sculptures’ in the city including Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise

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