Category Musei

a tour inside the most beautiful museums from Europe and Italy

La Specola, Firenze

I took these pictures on March, during my trip to Florence. I don’t know why I waited so long to post them, anyway, La Specola is the first wunderkammer-museum I saw, that’s way the pictures are so faltering. At first…

Museo Palazzo Poggi

I know that this limbed woman could impress some of you, but her peacefulness is quite mesmerizing. She is what impressed me the most in the Palazzo Poggi Museum (Bologna), even if I had already saw another girl like this…

Ulisse Adrovandi

During my short trip to Bologna in April, I visited Palazzo Poggi, a wonderful museum which hosts what remains of the collection of Ulisse Aldrovandi, one of the first natural philosopher and scientist. In the transitional phase from a culture…

Archiginnasio

Anatomy theaters are not so common to see. This unique place combines the pre-illuminst desire of Science and the superstitious beliefs of astrology influence. This paradoxal combination is then created in a dark and creaky wood exactly like every theatre:…

Kunstkammer Georg Laue

Georg Laue is a very passionate collector and art historian, specialized in amber, who has been always fascinated by Renaissance Kunstkammer and Wunderkammer, since he was working with his father’s antiques business. In 1997 he decided to open his own…

Studiolo Francesco I de’ Medici

Francesco I The Studiolo of Francesco I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1574 to 1613, is a small room in Palazzo Vecchio, Florence. The studiolo, created between 1569-70 by Giorgio Vasari and some of his scholars Giovanni Batista…

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