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Masterpieces at the Accademia

The Accademia Gallery’s collection includes priceless masterpieces and works of art in its various halls spread over two floors.

Which masterpieces are the “must-sees”?

You really should visit the entire museum, as it isn’t very large. However, we can also offer highlights of the more famous artworks within the Accademia so that you can plan your visit and see more than just Michelangelo’s David.

Some of the works of art you should see:

Michelangelo’s David

Michelangelo’s David

The perfection in human anatomy and contemplation in sculpture can be seen in Michelangelo's masterpiece at the center of the...

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Michelangelo’s Slaves

Michelangelo’s Slaves

Michelangelo's Slaves or Prisoners are exceptional in showing the master's approach to creating sculpture: to chip away the excess of marble as the powerful figures...

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Rape of the Sabines

Rape of the Sabines

The plaster cast of Giambologna's masterpiece let's you admire the whole group, carved from a single block of marble, up close and marvel at the...

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Cassone Adimari

Cassone Adimari

Attributed to Lo Scheggia, this panel presents an elegant wedding parade taking place in downtown Florence and thus presents a photograph of early-Renaissance...

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Jacopo di Cione: Incoronation of the Virgin

Jacopo di Cione: Incoronation of the Virgin

Commissioned by the magistrates of the Mint, the panel appears dazzling in its preciousness, from the massive presence of gold, not to mention the fabrics...

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