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”

Fattoria di Celle – Santomato, Pistoia – Tuscany – Giuliano Gori modern art collection

The Villa of Celle in Santomato (in the Province of Pistoia), located on the nice hills between Pistoia and Prato,  originally exists already in the year 1000, but, its  present form was realized, in the late seventeenth century, by Cardinal Carlo Agostino Fabroni from Pistoia. The architect Giovanni Gambini enlarged the park, designing an English-style gardenContinue reading “Fattoria di Celle – Santomato, Pistoia – Tuscany – Giuliano Gori modern art collection”