Student Handbook Trip Guide to Florence
Piazza del Carmine. Reservations tel. 055 276 8224, 055 276 8558: booking required. Mon-Sat 9-18,
Sun. 9-14. Closed Tues. Masaccio's Life of St. Peter, Expulsion
from Paradise, Tribute
Money (1426-28); Masolino, Filippino Lippi.
€ 4, combined ticket Cappella Brancacci and Palazzo Vecchio; € 6
Basilica of San Lorenzo. daily 8:15-13:50.
Closed on the 2nd and 4th Sunday and 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of each month. Scupture and architecture of Michelangelo: the Medici tombs. € 6
Via Ghibellina 70,
Closed Tuesday. Michelangelo's
family home. Terracottas, drawings, wood and bronze sculpture, early work. € 6.50
(The Last Supper) di Andrea del Sarto
via di San Salvi 16. Tel:
0552388603. Tuesday to Sunday, 8:15 – 13:50. Former convent with grandiose fresco
in the refectory of the Last
Supper by Andrea
del Sarto; also works by Pontormo, del
Sarto, Franciabigio. Free
Via Borgo Ognissanti 42. Tel: 0552388720. Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, 9-12. Last Supper fresco by Ghirlandaio. Free
Via XXVII Aprile 1. Weekdays: 8:15 - 13:50; closed on the 2nd and 4th Monday and 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of each month. Andrea
del Castagno frescoes of the Last
Supper, the Crucifixion,
Deposition and Resurrection. Free
Cloister of the Scalzo
Via Cavour 69 - Mon, Thu, and Sat: 8:15 - 13:50. Sixteen frescoes in grisaille, showing episodes of the Life of St. John the Baptist, by Andrea Del Sarto and Franciabigio. Free
Crucifixion by Perugino
S. Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi, Borgo Pinti, 58 - Weekdays, Sunday and Holidays: 10 -12 and 17-18:30. Convent designed by Giuliano da Sangallo with monumental fresco by Perugino. Free
Duomo (Cathedral of Santa Maria
Open 10-17, Sat 10-16:45,
Sun and holidays: 13:30-16:45. Free
Dome by Brunelleschi took 14 years to build, 1434. Stained glass windows from cartoons by Donatello, Uccello, Ghiberti. Paolo Uccello fresco Monument to Sir
James Hawkwood, Castagno Monument to Niccolò da Tolentino. One-handed liturgical clock with fresco portraits of four Prophets by Uccello. Bronze doors by Luca della Robbia, Tomba
del Vescovo Orso by Tino di Camaino.
Baptistry - 11:15-19, Sun 8:30-14. Believed to have been a Roman
temple of Mars (4-5C). Mosaics from
cartoons by Coppo
di Marcovaldo and his pupil Cimabue; Donatello Funeral
Monument to John XXIII. € 5
Baptistry Doors - North (Life of Christ) and East (Michelangelo referred to these doors as fit to be the "Gates of Paradise") by Ghiberti; South (Life of John the Baptist), Andrea Pisano.
Campanile by Giotto - Piazza Duomo. 8:30-19:30.
414 stairs, no lift € 6
Cupola - 8:30-19. Entry at the Porta della Mandorla of the Cathedral (north side). 463 stairs, no lift. € 8, combined ticket Cupola and Museum, €11
Via Ricasoli 60. Booking tel. 055 294883. Tues-Sun 8:15-18:50. Michelangelo's Slaves, David, Pietà; works by Ghirlandaio, Botticelli, Bronzino, Perugino, Uccello, Venus and Cupid by Pontormo. € 6.50
Galleria degli Uffizi
Piazzale degli Uffizi.
Tues-Sun 8:15-18:50. € 6.50. Booking: Firenze Musei, Tel: 055 294883; Booking charge: € 4
First floor, Drawing
and Prints Gallery: Mon, Wed, Fri: 9-13:30, Tues, Thurs: 9-17,
closed in August. Tel. 055 2388671. Access is restricted
to researchers with a presentation letter. For conservation reasons,
works by Renaissance masters are only accessible for specialist purposes.
Top floor, First Gallery of Painting: Florentine and Tuscan painting
from late 13-16C. Maestàs by Cimabue, Giotto and Duccio, Annunciation by Simone Martini, Battle of San Romano by Paolo Uccello, Coronation of the Virgin by Fra Angelico, Piero della Francesca's Portrait of the Duke
and Duchess of Urbino, Pollaiolo Hercules
Botticelli Room: Birth of Venus, La Primavera; Portinari Altarpiece, Hugo Van der Goes; Entombment, Rogier Van der Weyden; Annunciation, Leonardo da Vinci.
Room: the Medici Venus (Greek,
3C BC) portraits of the Medici by Pontormo, Bronzino, Vasari, Rosso
Italian and Foreign Schools of the 15-16C: Signorelli, Perugino, Adam and Eve by Cranach, Durer, Bellini, Giorgione, Correggio, Holbein, Memling.
Gallery of Painting: Michelangelo's Doni tondo; Raphael's Leo X, Giulio
II and Madonna
with Goldfinch; del Sarto, Pontormo, Parmigianino, Veronese, Tintoretto, Titian and Caravaggio.
Italian and foreign painting of 17-18C: Rubens, Van Dyck, Guardi, Canaletto, Tiepolo, Chardin, Ruysdale, Claude Lorraine, self-portraits by Rembrandt.
Museo dell'Angelico (Museo
di San Marco)
Piazza San Marco. Mon-Fri: 8:15-13:50,
Closed on 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday and 2nd and 4th Monday. Frescoes by Fra Angelico in
the original monk's cells, Fra Bartomoleo, Ghirlandaio, Gozzoli. €
Via della Colonna 38. Tues-Fri 8:30-19; Mon, Sat, Sun 8:30-14.
Greek, Egyptian and Etruscan sculpture, Chimera from Arezzo, vases, sarcophagi, bronzes. € 4
Museo del Bargello (Museo Nazionale)
Via del Proconsolo 4. Daily (closed on 2nd and 4th Mon of each month) 8:15-14; 8:15–17 during Paths of wonder: Restorations at the Bargello exhibition through Aug 18 2013. Tel. 055 294883.
14C palace. Ground floor: sculpture by Michelangelo, Cellini. 1st floor: Donatello (St. John the Baptist, bronze David, St. George, polychromed portrait
bust of Niccolo da Uzzano). 2nd floor: terracottas, Verocchio, Pollaiuolo's Hercules and Anteus, della Robbia. € 4
Museo dell' Opera del Duomo (Opera
di S. Maria del Fiore)
Piazza del Duomo 9. 9-19:30, sun 9-13.45. Mezzanine: Pieta by Michelangelo. 1st floor: Magdalen in
wood, Jeremiah and Habakkuk by Donatello; Cantoria by Donatello and della Robbia; Andrea Pisano; Verrocchio. € 6
di S. Croce
S. Croce, 16. Booking or email@example.com. Mon-Sat 9:30-17:30, Sun. and holidays 14-17:30. Damaged Cimabue Crucifix,
Donatello bronze St. Louis, Domenico Veneziano. €
6; Santa Croce and Casa Buonarroti: € 8.50
Museo Marino Marini
(Ex-Chiesa San Pancrazio) - Piazza S. Pancrazio. Tel. 055 219432. Mon, Wed-Sat: 10-17. Museum
of the 20C sculptor Marino Marini. € 6
Via dei Calzaiuoli. 10-17, closed Mon. In niches outside of the building (1337)
are copies of sculptures by Ghiberti ( St. John the Baptist), Verrocchio (St.
Thomas) on Via Calzaiuoli; Donatello (St.
George), Nanni di Banco (4 Saints) on Via Orsanmichele; Ghiberti (Saints Stephen, Matthew) on Via dei Lamberti. In the Museum on the first floor are the original sculptures from the exterior. Free
Palazzo Pitti -
main residence of the Medici from 1550. Booking Tel. 055 294883.Inclusive ticket (valid 3 days) includes the entire museum complex of the Pitti Palace. € 11.50
Boboli Gardens - Main
gate at left of Pitti
8:15-19:30, June-Aug. 16C garden, antique and renaissance sculpture, grottoes,
fountains. Quicktime tour. € 7; combined with Pitti Palace € 11.50
d'Arte Moderna - Tues-Sun 8:15-18:50. Macchiaioli (Italian
impressionists). € 8.50. Ticket valid also for Galleria Palatina and Royal Apartments
Palatina - Tues-Sun 8:15-18:50.
Many Titians: The Concert, La Bella, Pietro Aretino; Giorgone, Rubens' Le Conseguenze
della Guerra, Raphael, Tintoretto, Poussin. € 8.50
Palazzo Vecchio (Palazzo della Signoria) - 9-midnight, Thurs and holidays 9-14. 1st floor,
Salone dei Cinquecento: Cellini, Gianbologna,
Michelangelo's Victory, Bronzino; Sala dei Gigli and
outside, Donatello's Judith and Holofernes.
Fantastic decorative wall paintings by Vasari and his crew. New theory that lost Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, "The Battle of Anghiari," is under it. € 6.50
Out of Town
Certosa del Galluzzo -
Loc. Galluzzo - Firenze - 9-12, 15-18 closed Mon. Tel. 055 2049226. Five fresco lunettes by Pontormo showing scenes from Christ's Passion were originally in the large cloister, but are now found in the monastery's gallery with other works of art of the fourteenth-eighteenth centuries. Free.
- Libreria della Spada -
Via delle Belle Donne and Via della Spada. Art books, discounts; south of
Santa Maria Novella.
- BM Libreria Book Shop - Via Borgognissanti, 4/R. Tel. 055 294575
- Libreria Internazionale Seeber - Via Tornabuoni, 68. Tel. 055 215697
- Melbookstore - via de' Cerretani, 16r near the Duomo.
- Vivoli - Via della Stinche, 7. Near Santa Croce.
- Perche' no! - Via Tavolini, 19r. Near Orsanmichele.
Campanile - Bell tower
Capella - Chapel
Casa - House
Cenacolo - Last Supper
Duomo - Cathedral
Masaccio - Big bad Tom
Vecchio - Old
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