Uffizi

Uffizi, Art museum, Design/Textile Museum, Historic site in Florence, Italy.

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The Uffizi Gallery (UK: ; Italian: Galleria degli Uffizi, pronounced [ɡalleˈriːa deʎʎ ufˈfittsi]) is a prominent art museum located adjacent to the Piazza della Signoria in the Historic Centre of Florence in the region of Tuscany, Italy. One of the most important Italian museums and the most visited, it is also one of the largest and best known in the world and holds a collection of priceless works, particularly from the period of the Italian Renaissance. After the ruling house of Medici died out, their art collections were gifted to the city of Florence under the famous Patto di famiglia negotiated by Anna Maria Luisa, the last Medici heiress. The Uffizi is one of the first modern museums. The gallery had been open to visitors by request since the sixteenth century, and in 1765 it was officially opened to the public, formally becoming a museum in 1865.

Florence
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Florence ... The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti, and still exerts an influence in the fields...

Sandro Botticelli
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Sandro Botticelli ... His best-known works are The Birth of Venus and Primavera, both in the Uffizi in Florence. Botticelli lived all his life in the same neighbourhood of...

List of self-portraits in the Uffizi Gallery
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List of self-portraits in the Uffizi Gallery ... Self-portraits in the Uffizi Gallery number over 1,600 and have been collected over the centuries by various owners of the Uffizi. Only a few were ever...

Medusa (Leonardo)
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Medusa (Leonardo) ... biographer Luigi Lanzi, while making a search for his paintings in the Uffizi, discovered a depiction of Medusa's head which he erroneously attributed...

Tribuna of the Uffizi
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Tribuna of the Uffizi ... The Tribuna of the Uffizi is an octagonal room in the Uffizi gallery, Florence, Italy. Designed by Bernardo Buontalenti for Francesco I de' Medici for...

Loggiato of the Uffizi
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Loggiato of the Uffizi ... courtyard (Italian: cortile) space between the two long galleries of the Uffizi Gallery located adjacent to the Piazza della Signoria in the historic center...

Leda and the Swan (Uffizi)
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Leda and the Swan (Uffizi) ... acquired from the Spiridon Collection in 1989 by its present owner, the Uffizi. It and the versions in the Galleria Borghese and Wilton House are considered...

Tribuna of the Uffizi (painting)
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Tribuna of the Uffizi (painting) ... The Tribuna of the Uffizi (1772–1778) by Johan Zoffany is a painting of the north-east section of the Tribuna room in the Uffizi in Florence, Italy. The...

Friends of the Uffizi Gallery
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Friends of the Uffizi Gallery ... Friends of the Uffizi Gallery was established in 2006 in Palm Beach, Florida as the United States "sister" organization to the Amici degli Uffizi in Florence...

Dracula II: Ascension
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Dracula II: Ascension ... wounds Uffizi. She leaves with Dracula, who lets Uffizi live because he knows he will follow and eventually find him. Jason Scott Lee as Father Uffizi Jason...

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