Exhibition at Palazzo Pitti: “From the splendor of the court to the bourgeois luxury”
Until 11th September 2011 at Palazzo Pitti in Florence you can visit the exhibition “From the splendor of the Court to the bourgeois luxury. The Precious Stones into united Italy.”
This is a show dedicated to the activity of the historic “Opificio delle Pietre Dure” (Precious Stones) of Florence and connects to the initiatives for the 150 years of unity of Italy, focusing on a specific theme, Florence and international at the same time: that of the new path which opened after 1861 for the brilliant artistic manufacture, which had flourished for three centuries to shadow of the grand ducal court of Tuscany, became famous throughout Europe for its inimitable creations in precious stones.
Wall panels, tables, boxes, sculptures made of precious stones and ornamental paintings captivate the beauty of rare stones, like the refined decorative inventions.
For further information visit the official exhibition’s website.
Do not miss the chance to make you fascinated by the creations of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure, a real institution in Florence. Take the opportunity to arrange a holiday in Tuscany and book your room in the center Florence with Ars Hotels.