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The essays during this quantity interact at once with topical matters round artwork and gender, globalization, cultural distinction, and curating, in addition to explorations of key artists and events and a few much less well-documented paintings via modern artists.

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35 at com- day the facade has Cosimo de' Medici, afraid of arousing too rejected Brunelleschi's great plans for a much new envy, prudently palace. Deeply angered by such a decision Brunelleschi tore up his plans and Michelozzo Michelozzi was entrusted with the work. The building of the palace went on from 1430 to 1440, and the Medici lived in it until 1540; later it passed to the Ricardi family. 36 ! At important functions and on special occasions, the Carabinieri the State police wear their romantic traditional uniforms.

In the ten medallions on the top of its pillars Andrea della Robbia portrayed the foundlings in their swaddling clothes, the so-called 'swaddled babes', who open in the Piazza SS. their little arms in welcome to the 5° newcomer. R \ m The church of Santa Maria Novella has several large and Chiostro Verde is by cloisters. The Green Cloister — — smaller far the Dominican monks: most impressive. It the Spanish Chapel, upon whose walls Andrea da Firenze, in about 1340, painted 'the Church Militant and Triumphant'.

At night the Ponte Vecchio no longer looks becomes just another little street! £- En ,f1 I In the evening you can find a cooling breeze on the banks of the 40 Arno or in the Cascine gardens, where 4i fireflies light the paths. Outside the town, along the country lanes which are narrow and steep between stone of transportation. this What morning? Panniers pressed olive oil in walls, donkey carts are the best means did this Tuscan peasant bring into town full of eggs and vegetables, or hand- earthenware jars?

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