The Accademia Gallery

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The Accademia Gallery is the mandatory stop for all those who wish to admire Michelangelo’s original David. This is only one of his masterpieces on display, others including the Palestrina Pietà, Saint Matthew and the four unfinished Prisoners.
During this guided visit in the Room of the Colossus we can admire the plaster model for Jean de Boulogne’s most famous work, the Rape of the Sabine Women, which is now at the Loggia dei Lanzi, in Piazza della Signoria. The tour pays attention to a representative selection of XIV-XVIth century Florentine painting at the Gallery.
The Gypsothech of the Accademia houses many interesting models in gesso by XIX century sculptors – Lorenzo Bartolini and Luigi Pampaloni.
During the tour we will see the collection of musical instruments on loan from the Conservatoire. It includes two of the three surviving instruments of the Medici String Quintet, built by Stradivarius for the Grand Duke.

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Duration: 2 hours
Starts: Firenze, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Literary, Art & Music Tours



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The Accademia Gallery is the mandatory stop for all those who wish to admire Michelangelo’s original David. This is only one of his masterpieces on display, others including the Palestrina Pietà, Saint Matthew and the four unfinished Prisoners.
During this guided visit in the Room of the Colossus we can admire the plaster model for Jean de Boulogne’s most famous work, the Rape of the Sabine Women, which is now at the Loggia dei Lanzi, in Piazza della Signoria. The tour pays attention to a representative selection of XIV-XVIth century Florentine painting at the Gallery.
The Gypsothech of the Accademia houses many interesting models in gesso by XIX century sculptors – Lorenzo Bartolini and Luigi Pampaloni.
During the tour we will see the collection of musical instruments on loan from the Conservatoire. It includes two of the three surviving instruments of the Medici String Quintet, built by Stradivarius for the Grand Duke.

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Stop At: David of Michelangelo, Via Ricasoli, 60, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

This is the word-famous original by Michelangelo and which stood till the late XIX century in front of Palazzo Vecchio before being moved to the Accademia and replaced by a replica.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, Via Ricasoli 58-60 Galleria dell’Accademia, 50122, Florence Italy

You will see a series of curious and ancient musical instruments, including members of the Medici string quintet, commissioned from Antonio Stradivari as a gift for Grand Prince Ferdinand.

Duration: 20 minutes



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