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Princely Splendour: The Medici and Art in 16th century Florence – GI 21 138 (Face to Face)

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22 February 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 22 March 2022

Tutor: Hilary Underwood BA MPhil

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Details

Date: 22 February 2022
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Length of Course:
5 Weeks
Cost:
£58.00 – £70.00
Reference Code:
GI 21 138
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Enter a Renaissance world of courtly sophistication! With Florence firmly under Medici princely rule, its art developed a stylish elegance which 20th century art historians christened Mannerism. We explore the paintings of Andrea del Sarto and Pontormo, the sculpture of Cellini and Giambologna and the cool perfection of Bronzino’s portraits, also the art and writing of Vasari, first art historian.

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ail from Michelangelo’s Medici Chapel, San Lorenzo, Florence

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