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JOURNEY INTO THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE – When you discover that, you are part of a timeless universe

Journey into beauty, from Ferrara to Urbino Ferrara, https://www.ferraraterraeacqua.it/en/discover-the-area/routes-and-tours/cycling-mountain-biking/ferrara.-the-renaissance-city?set_language=en, one of the first Italian cities having opened up to the Renaissance and the creative minds that represented it, she saw the Este family rearrange the inhabited area full of narrow and nauseating alleys, replacing them with new avenues and neighborhoods. By observing the facade of its cathedral of San Giorgio …

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BIRTH OF A GENIUS OF ART – Urbino, Good Friday of April 6, 1483, at three in the morning

Raffaello Sanzio and his Renaissance season At this moment, when the painter of grace and beauty died, an earthquake shook Rome and a storm obscured the sun. For Giorgio Vasari, Raffaello Sanzio was fond of women and carnal delights. Marcantonio Michiel, on the other hand, narrated that on the death of the great painter from Urbino, cracks were create inside …

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ON RAFFAELLO’S TRACES – A “author’s journey” from Urbino to Rome, following the artistic path of a creative genius.

Crossing the existential parable of a talent, through places and faces of his characters. In Urbino, the collections belonging to the National Gallery of the Marche, are on display in Ducal Palace (built for the Duke Federico da Montefeltro), http://www.gallerianazionalemarche.it/en/ducal-palace/ where next to his own rooms (between the twin turrets), the Duke had a splendid study built using wood inlay. …

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