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”

Caravaggio: “The Giovanni Battista” exposed in the Cathedral of Siena

The San Giovanni Battista from Saturday 17 April is kept in the crypt of the Cathedral of Siena, until August 18. This is one of the masterpiece of Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi, coming from the Pinacoteca Capitolina in Rome. During the exhibition, Dialoghi 2013 organizes the Aperitives of Arts. Enjoy un aperitive under the Duomo Nuovo loggia and enjoy andContinue reading “Caravaggio: “The Giovanni Battista” exposed in the Cathedral of Siena”

Siena – The ceiling of Cathedral is visible again

The magnificent ceiling of the Cathedral (Duomo) of Siena is visible again. This is a great news for everybody, but mainly for the travellers on the way to Siena. After an extensive refurbishment, one of the masterpiece of one of the more beautiful cities in Tuscany, has came back to be admired and to fascinateContinue reading “Siena – The ceiling of Cathedral is visible again”