Pictorial cycle of Filippo Lippi – Cappella Maggiore, Cathedral of Prato – Tuscany

The pictorial #cycle of Filippo Lippi occupies the #Cappella_Maggiore of the #Cathedral_of_Prato. It is one of the masterpieces of the #renaissance period, and it covers a a surface of 400 m2 (4,300 sq ft). It was painted, in the period from 1452 and 1465,  by Fra Filippo Lippi and his assistants, and between them, there was also #Fra_Diamante. AtContinue reading “Pictorial cycle of Filippo Lippi – Cappella Maggiore, Cathedral of Prato – Tuscany”

Museum civico Giovanni Fattori & the Macchiaioli – Livorno, Tuscany

The Macchiaioli  were a group of  Tuscany painters active in  the second half of the nineteenth century, who did much of their paintings outdoors to capture natural light, shade, and colour. This practices and technic relates the Macchiaioli to the French Impressionist who came to prominence a few years later, although the Macchiaioli pursued somewhat different purposes. The most representativeContinue reading “Museum civico Giovanni Fattori & the Macchiaioli – Livorno, Tuscany”