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 VII

Donatello and the Putto in the scultpturePart VII Another important bronze casting by Donatello is that of Judith and Holofernes in natural size (236 cm with a bronze base) today in front of the Palazzo della Signoria in Florence, but probably commissioned by the Medici for the courtyard of their building. The heroic Jewish Judith [...]

The Holy Door – Part I

The Holy DoorPart I During the Jubilee, the Pope's opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican is the universal invitation to enter the house of God. The Holy Door opens at the first vespers of Christmas Eve, the day Jesus was born, who came to open the door of heaven [...]

Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington

Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington In 1886 and then in 1898 the US Congress proposed for the first time the construction of a new bridge over the Potomac River in Washington, but to no avail. In 1902, the Senate Park Commission proposed in its so-called McMillan Plan to build one at the western end of [...]