100+ Firenze Foto e Storie Curiose / The Ultimate Guide with Untold Stories and Secrets of Florence
Author: Vittoria Brancato
Photographer: Massimo Borchi
Publisher: Sime Books
Language: Bilingual Italian and English
Format: Softcover, 14.5x22.5 cm, 240 pages
Paolo Uccello, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo, Beato Angelico, Cellini, Giotto, Masaccio ... this is Florence.
A Florence and a Florentine spirit that images and anecdotes told in this book make anyone close ...
Photos and Curious Stories - The Ultimate Guide with Untold Stories and Secrets of Florence
Four colors, green red blue white, for four neighborhoods. A symbol, the lily, red. Purple - of ancient memory - for those with footballing faith. Iris, in its variety of Iris Fiorentina, delicately white. And then, the green streaks of the Serpentine of Prato. And again, Rosso Fiorentino, famous for its shades of red, and the Della Robbia, easily recognizable with their colorful terracotta dominated by the splendid blue. It seems strange but in the city of the Renaissance, where the rigorous gray of the pietra serena reigns, the colors are very important. Not convinced? Try to isolate the colors of Botticelli's Venus, their vividness will surprise you...