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Unveiling the Masterpieces | Current Exhibitions at Accademia Gallery

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The Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze or Accademia Gallery in Florence houses some of the most important masterpieces of Italian and international art and history. The Accademia Gallery is one of the most-visited museums in Italy, second only to the Uffizi. Michelangelo's 17-foot-tall Renaissance masterwork, David, is housed here. 

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Pier Francesco Foschi (1502-1567) Pittore Fiorentino

Dates: 28 November 2023 to 14 April 2024

Curated by: Cecilie Hollberg

This exhibition revives and celebrates the once forgotten Renaissance artist, Pier Francesco Foschi. Born to a family of painters and groomed under Andrea del Sarto, Foschi's paintings highlight his innovative use of color, light and shadow. Eventually, Foschi began to contribute to the collections of renowned Florentine families like the Medicis and the Puccis.

The exhibition brings together over 40 autographed works of the artist, including the altarpiece, The Holy Family with Young Saint John the Babtist (1526-1530). The exhibition is divided into 5 segments, tracing his evolution as del Sarto's protege to his rise in fame, as evidenced by his later paintings and altar pieces.




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What exhibition is currently showing at the Accademia Gallery in Florence?

The Pier Francesco Foschi (1502-1567) Pittore Fiorentino curated by Cecilie Holberg is currently showing at the Accademia Gallery. The exhibition celebrates the work of Florentine Renaissance painter Foschi, tracing his development as an apprentice under Andrea del Sarto to creating magnificent altar pieces.

Do I need to buy separate tickets to view the various exhibitions at Accademia Gallery?

No, you don’t have to buy separate tickets to view the various exhibitions at Accademia Gallery. You can enjoy these exhibitions with your Accademia entry tickets.

What are the dates for the Pier Francesco Foschi exhibition at Accademia Gallery?

The Pier Francesco Foschi Exhibition started on 28 November 2023, and will go on till 14 April 2024.

Do I need to book my tickets in advance to view the Accademia Gallery exhibitions?

The Accademia Gallery is the second most visited museum in Florence and attracts a huge number of visitors. We recommend you book the tickets in advance to view the Accademia Gallery exhibitions as you’ll be able to skip long queues and spend more time admiring the artworks

What are some of the prominent exhibitions that have been held at Accademia Gallery?

The Bronze Effigy of Michelangelo, The Fortunes of the Primitives, Giovanni Dal Ponte, and Franciscan Art are some of the prominent exhibitions that have been held at Accademia Gallery.

How long do exhibitions at the Accademia Gallery typically last?

Usually, an exhibition lasts only for about a couple of months, after which it is replaced by a new one.