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Vasari House-Museum in Florence

Now open to the public after years of restoration

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Centuries on from the birth of Giorgio Vasari, the house in Florence where the maestro lived and died in 1574 for the first time opens to the public.

Donated to Vasari in 1561 by the grand-duke Cosimo I de Medici, he filled the house full of frescoes with allegorical images and portraits of artists such as Leonardo and Michelangelo, and a noteworthy collection of paintings by artists of his time which over the centuries has been lost.

The Sala Grande has been restored to its old splendour, testifying to the decorative richness of the residence.
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