Lion of Saint Mark 0

Lion of Saint Mark – Venice The Lion of Saint Mark, representing the evangelist St Mark, pictured in the form of a winged lion holding a Bible, is the symbol of...

The Deposition (Bandini Pietà) by Michelangelo Buonarroti 0

  The Deposition (also called the Bandini Pietà or The Lamentation over the Dead Christ) is a marble sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance master Michelangelo. The sculpture, on which...

Michelangelo’s Prisoners or Slaves. Accademia Gallery in Florence 1

The fame of these four powerful statues (reproductions for sale on Gingershoponline ) – named by scholars as “The Awakening Slave” , “The Young Slave” , “The Bearded Slave” and “The Atlas (or Bound)” – is due above all to their unfinished state. They...

Winged Victory or Nike of Samothrace 1

The Winged Victory of Samothrace , also called the Nike of Samothrace , is a marble Hellenistic statue of Nike (the Greek goddess of victory), that was created circa the 2nd-century BC. Since 1884, it has been...

Michelangelo’s Pietà statue: between reality and reproduction 0

The Pietà (1498–1499) is a work of Renaissance sculptured by Michelangelo Buonarroti, housed in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City. The statue was commissioned for the French Cardinal Jean de Bilhères, who was...

The Garden of Roses 0

When it comes to Florence there are plenty of places to visit. One of these is surely the Rose Garden. The Garden of Roses in Florence is a park in...