Art Gallery in Florence

Since 1822, Galleria Pietro Bazzanti holds high the traditional artisan techniques of sculpture in bronze, marble and semi-precious stones. Still today, the gallery is a hub for culture, for meetings for artists and aficionados of sculpture. On the Arno, in the heart of Florence.

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Donatello and the Putto in the sculpture – Part VI

Donatello and the Putto in the sculpturePart VI The great equestrian monument of the warlord Gattamelata (Erasmo da Narni) that Donatello executed between 1443 and 1453 for Padua is the first large equestrian statue cast in bronze with the lost wax technique from the Roman era until the Renaissance. It was commissioned by the Venetian [...]

The vaccine by Edward Jenner and the sculpture by Giulio Monteverde – Part I

The vaccine by Edward Jenner and the sculpture by Giulio MonteverdePart 1 Lady Mary Wortley Pierrepont, wife of the English ambassador to Istanbul Lord Montague, fell ill with smallpox in 1714 and managed to recover. She had followed her husband to Turkey, where she had seen some women infect themselves and her children with smallpox [...]

Donatello and the Putto in the sculpture – Part V

Donatello and the Putto in the sculpturePart V The forty’s of the '400 are the years in which Donatello created his most important and greatest bronze works, in each of which he continues to make his delicious putti appear in one way or another. In the famous bronze David (Bargello Museum, Florence) he sculpts a [...]