The well-known altarpiece with the Nativity and the Adoration of the Shepherds by Domenico Ghirlandaio, from the Sassetti Chapel in the Basilica of Santa Trinita, placed, on this occasion, alongside the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Four Saints, by the same artist

Cascia di Reggello

The Casini Madonna by Masaccio, on loan from the Uffizi Gallery, is juxtaposed with the Triptych of San Giovenale which is the first known work by Masaccio and the one which officially initiated Renaissance painting

Giotto and Master of Figline
Figline Valdarno

The Madonna of San Giorgio alla Costa by Giotto from the Museum of Santo Stefano al Ponte in Florence, is placed next to the large altarpiece from the collegiate church by the Master of Figline, his contemporary and rival

Fra Angelico
San Giovanni Valdarno

two works by Fra Angelico are compared: a panel of the Tabernacle of the Linen Guild predella, from the San Marco Museum, and the Annunciation, probably the most important Renaissance work in San Giovanni Valdarno

Andrea and Luca della Robbia

Luca, the founder of the Della Robbia important workshop, was the inventor of the glazed terracotta technique, and here his work is compared with one of the most complex works by his nephew, Andrea, namely the Tempietto carried out to keep the precious Relic of the Holy Milk.

exhibition was closed on november 2007

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