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Siena – Duomo Museum – Sculptures and Stained Glass

We had the chance to visit Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, the museum of the cathedral. It contains sculptures, paintings, icons, and many other treasures. As you enter the first gallery, you see a collection of fourteenth-century Sienese sculpture by Giovanni Pisano. The extraordinary marble statues portraying Sibyls, Prophets and Philosophers of antiquity that Pisano sculpted while master-builder between 1285 and 1297.   At the end of […]

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Florence – Santa Maria del Fiore – Interior

Let’s go ahead and wrap up the Duomo of Florence.  This cathedral is know for its exterior, not its interior.  However, the inside, although somewhat plain, is still very nice. However, it is known for its stained glass windows, three of which are shown below. However, I thought the dome was most beautiful. Other views of the interior. OK, so the using the word “plain” […]

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