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Italy 2018 - Day 2, Florence, again .... The Uffizzi 
15th-Jul-2018 05:50 pm
Colourblind
I know I posted a few pictures from the Uffizzi but am going to post a load more.  The reason is that I posted a few pictures on Instagram, with a cross-post to Facebook, and a good friend of mine was actually in Florence on a day trip about the time I was (we should check if it was the same day!!).  She and her husband were celebrating their Ruby anniversary with a cruise, and had a day in Florence ... but like I said the queues were horriffic.  As they didn't have long they didn't attempt the queue.

Anyway I have known Liz over 50 years (and that is scary to type!!), and she and her father are both artists ... so am going to post a lot more of the pictures  - not ideal but a belated Ruby wedding gift.


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Leopoldo de Medici. 1622, Justus Suttermans
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Isabella Brandt. 1626, Pieter Paul Rubes
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Emperor Charles. 1621 1627, Antoon Van Dyke
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Michelangilo & Caravaggio. 1596, Medusa
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Adoration of the Magi - unfinished. 1482, Leonardo da Vinci
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Adoration of the Magi. 1496, Filippino Lippi
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Eleonara di Toledo and her son, Giovanni de Medici. 1545, Agnoto Tori detto il Bronzino
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Holy family with the young St John the Baptist, 1505.  Michaelangelo
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Roman - Hermaphrodite
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View from one of the windows - the Ponte Vecchio
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Spring,  1480.  Botticelli
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Annunciation of the Virgin.   1481, Botticelli
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Annunciation of the Virgin.   1440 Filippo Lippi
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Madonna of the Pomegranate.  1487, Botticelli
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Botticelli - Venus
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Baptism of Christ. 1470, Leonardo di Vinci & Andrea del Verocchio
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Medici coat of arms
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