Museo di San Marco Florence Museo di San Marco present convent stands on a site occupied since the 12th century by a Vallombrosan monastery which later passed to the Silvestrines; they were driven out of San Marco in 1418, and in 1438 the convent was given to the Dominican Observants. In 1437 Cosimo il Vecchio […]
Museums in Italy
Museums in Italy. Histories of the Museums and list of paintings with chronological order. The paintings listed in large size with 25 years period.
Galleria degli Uffizi the Galleria degli Uffizi dates back to 1560. It was built by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de’ Medici, to house the administrative and legal offices (uffizi in ancient Italian) of Florence. The museum is organized as a long labyrinth of rooms with amazing works of art displayed roughly in chronological order […]
Pitti Palace Florence The Pitti Palace, which houses several important museums, was built in the second half of the 15th century. Probably on a project of Filippo Brunelleschi for Luca Pitti, but was unfinished at his death in 1472. The original building, formed by two floors and the ground floors. With only five windows on […]