Virtually explore the Palazzo Pitti with Smarthistory as your guide
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Gentileschi's Mary Magdalene chooses between a spiritual and worldly path.
Although the figure in this portrait lacks jewels and brocades, likenesses such as this offer insight into upper-class women’s daily lived experience.
Two portraits capture the ambition and impudence of Titian's close friend and publicist.
This energetic painting captures the horror of war, from its overwhelming hopelessness to its cultural costs.