Galleria dell'Accademia In Florence
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Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence (Italy)
Galleria Dell ‘Academia is a popular museum in Florence that houses the beautiful artworks of popular artists from various centuries. The museum offers great and beautiful artifacts that can satisfy anyone’s curiosity on art symbols, music, and botany. The painting techniques that one can find here can amaze anyone. It is always expected that one should know about the artifacts that are housed in the gallery prior to the visit so that time can be spent wisely and more with the ones that the traveler finds more exciting.
Hall of Colossus
This is the hall that has taken the name from huge models of Dioscuri of Montecavallo that are displayed in the large hall in 19th century. The center has the plaster model of a stunning marble sculpture of the Giambologna’s Rape of the Sabine women. The artist created this sculpture as an exercise for carving three figures from one huge marble block. The panel paintings hung on the walls is another attraction of the hall and these are done by Bronzino, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Pontorma, Filippino Lippi and Perugino. Giambologna’s plaster is a beautiful depiction of the Florentine Renaissance wedding feast that portrays medieval streets and monuments. Madonna of the sea By Botticelli is a panel that one cannot miss in this hall.
Musical Instrument Museum
Galleria Dell ‘Academia is the best place for one if classical music, theater and opera excite you. The hall has Grand Ducal collection with forty instruments which are exposed in museum wing that is part of Luigi Cherubini Conservatory. This collection shows the relevance of music in the official celebrations held at Medicean Court.
Hall of the Prisoners and the Tribune
Hall of the Prisoners is the most popular section of Galleria Dell ‘Academia. The hall as Michelangelo’s unfinished work Slaves exhibited. There are arrangements of prisoners and also Tribuna of David exhibited in the call. There are a series of paintings after Tribuna of David which is a work by Alessandro Allori that depicts the vocabulary of the symbolism of the flowers. After the paintings there is the collection of plaster casts dated back to 19th century. This is one of the proofs of the conversion of the friary hospital of the San Matthew and convent of the San Niccolo di Caffaggio to Gallery for the students of fine arts academy could analyze and study on the great works of past.
Florentine 13th Century and Gothic Painting
This is the section where there are exhibits that comes under the category of Gothic painting. It is an invaluable collection of art in which the hairstyles and fashion style of Florentines who lives in the Renaissance and Middle Ages are depicted.
Late 14th Century Art
The top floor of the Galleria Dell ‘Academia is comparatively less crowded but it is an engaging place. It showcases the way altarpieces were prepared. It is a very informative section.
The tour to Galleria Dell ‘Academia takes you through the artists and the different styles of their expressions that have evolved through centuries.
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Also known as the Gallery of the Academy of Florence, the Galleria dell'Accademia is an art museum in Florence. It is famed for housing Michelangelo's sculpture David.
Tickets are required, and come in different prices for different people.
You will need to spend at least 3 to 4 hours here to fully explore it.
David is a 5.17 meters marble sculpture that was created during the Renaissance period between 1501 and 1504. Earlier, the statue of David was placed at the Piazza Della Signoria nut later on it was moved to Galleria dell’ Accademia to protect it from damage.
Accademia in Florence is opened from Tuesday to Sunday from 8:15 am to 6:50 pm.
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