The Sinopie They were the preparatory drafts of the frescoes. The name derives from the Black Sea city of Sinope, from which came the red earth used for drafts. Following the bombing of the monumental cemetery, and the consequent fire of the roof, many frescoes that covered the walls were dangerous…
Museo d’arte. Edificio del '300 con affreschi restaurati e i loro disegni preparatori, trasferiti da un cimitero.
Vi sono esposti gli affreschi con le loro sinopie (disegni preparatori) staccati dal cimitero monumentale. Raro e sapiente opera di restauro e conservazione.
“The Botanical Garden of Pisa It was the first example in the world of "garden of the Simple" owned by the university. R1500 and was established, thanks to funding from the Cosimo I of the Medici, by the botanist and physician Luca Ghini, whose illustrative tables of plants and herbarium are still the source for Botany courses. The vegetable garden was very important for the study of medicinal properties of plants. Of the original structure remain the façade decorated with shells, the pillars of the gate and six of the eight fountains. ”
“Once a monastery built between the year 1000 and 1100 on the river bank today it shelters the most complete collection of medieval sculptures and paintings from Pisa with some oeuvres from other parts of Tuscany as well. ”
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“Keith Haring prematurely passed away in 1991 has painted this iconic mural in his distinctive art style as it is one of his masterpieces. ”