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Florence event | Jacopo Ligozzi - Uffizi Gallery

_when: 27 May 2014 - 28 September 2014
_where: Galleria degli Uffizi

The Bolognese naturalist Ulisse Aldrovandi described Jacopo Ligozzi as «another Apelles» due to his extraordinary skill in portraying plants and animals «a’ quali non mancha se non il spirito» (which lack nothing but a spirit).

The rhetorical formula Aldrovandi used to express the verisimilitude of Ligozzi’s naturalistic images is deeply rooted in a broad classical tradition; the artist himself achieved the results of unprecedented naturalness through a refined technique, where the fineness of the outline is combined with the variety of the colour...Entrance with ticket to the Uffizi Gallery

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Galleria degli Uffizi
Piazzale degli Uffizi 6, 50122 Firenze
055 290383