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Masterpieces of the Gallery of the Academy of Florence

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The Accademia Gallery of Florence is best known as the home of Michelangelo ‘s sculpture David. It also includes other Michelangelo sculptures and a collection of paintings by Florentine artists, mostly from the 1300 -1600 period.

Masterpieces of the Accademy’s Gallery


“Short prayers reach heaven.” – “Breve orazione penetra.” Italian Proverb



Photo Credit: Michelangelo [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons