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Uffizi Rooms From 10 to 20

Rooms 10th to 14th - Sala del Botticelli
These areas have developed into a single and enormous room to host several art works by Sandro Botticelli, as well as the masterpiece the “Portinari”, a triptych by the Flemish painter Hugo van der Goes (second half of the 15th century).
The most celebrated paintings by Sandro Botticelli here displayed are: “La Primavera”, “La Nascita di Venere”, the altarpiece of “S. Barnaba”, and some wonderful medallions representing religious subjects.

Room 15th – Sala di Leonardo
Several masterpieces by Leonardo ad Vinci and by other Italian painters in Leonardo’s time
- all of them born in the second half of the 15th century ca. - are exhibited in this room:
“L’Annunciazione” by Leonardo da Vinci; “L’Adorazione dei Magi” a teamwork by Leonardo da Vinci and Verrocchio (surname of Andrea del Cione);  “Trinità, Madonna col Bambino, Santi e Arcangeli” and the “Crocifissione e Santa Maria Maddalena” by Luca Signorelli; “L’Orazione nel Orto”, the “Pietà”, the “Crocifissione” and the “Madonna col Bambino in Trono e Santi” by Pietro Perugino (surname of Pietro di Cristoforo Vanucci);
the “Adorazione dei Pastori” by Lorenzo di Credi and the “Incarnazione” by Piero di Cosimo.

Room 16th - Sala delle Carte Geografiche
It was formerly a loggia afterwards enclosed, as well as frescoed - on commission of Ferdinando I de Medici - with geographical illustrations representing the “Old Florentine Domain”, “The State of Sienna” and “The Island of Elba” by Ludovico Buti (1560-1611 ca.)
It hosts a masterpiece of Roger van der Weyden: the “Deposizione”, as well as numerous Roman artworks, mostly of them from the 2nd to the 3rd century AD.

Room 17th – Sala dell’Ermafrodito
The room was also commissioned by Ferdinando I de Medici. The ceiling is frescoed with allegorical subjects representing the Mathematics and ancient scientific scenes.
The room houses: the famous bronze sculpture of the “L’Ermafrodito Dormiente”, a Roman replica of the original Greek one by Polyclitus; quite a lot Roman artworks from the archaeological Medicean collection ; a fine anthology of neo Roman small sculptures by Willem van Tetrode (16th century) and the beautiful “Tavolo dei Fiori” by Jacopo Ligozzi (16th century).

Room 18th - La Tribuna
The construction of the Tribuna on an octagonal plan within a wing of the Uffizi was entrusted to the architect Bernardo Buontalenti (byname of Bernardo Delle Ghiandole, 16th century) by Francesco I de Medici.
The Tribuna houses: a marvellous octagonal flinted stone table by Jacopo Ligozzi; several Roman and Greek sculptures and artworks. The highlight is the “Venere dei Medici” from the 1st century BC, a replica of the original one by Praxiteles.
It hosts as well a large collection of portraits created by Italian painters from the 16th century. The most celebrated are: the “Ritratto di Lorenzo Il Magnifico”, “L’Allegoria della Concezione” and  “Il Profeta Eliseo” by Giorgio Vasari; the “Ritratto di Bia de Medici”, “Ritratto di Cosimo I de Medici”, “Ritratto di Don Giovanni de Medici”, “Ritratto di Eleonora di Toledo con il figlio”and the “Ritratto di Lucrezia Panciatichi” by Bronzino (surname of  Agnolo di Cosimo); “San Giovanni Battista” by Raffaello; the “Ritratto di giovane” by Ridolfo del Ghirlandaio; the “Ritratto di ignota” by Andrea del Sarto; the “Ritratto di Bianca Cappello” by Alessandro Allori; the “Putto che suona “ by Rosso Fiorentino (surname of Giovan Battista Rossi) ; “Adamo ed Eva” by Jacopo Pontormo.

Room 19th - Sala del Perugino e di Signorelli
This area is a fraction of the Arsenal, a subdivision of the Uffizi Gallery constructed on commission of Ferdinando I de Medici.
It hosts: a wonderful collection from the 15th /16th centuries of tiny paintings by different artists from North and Central Italy. Among them the masterpieces are: the “Ritratto di Francesco delle Opere” by Pietro Perugino; two medaillons describing “L’Allegoria della fecondità e dell’abbondanza” by Luca Signorelli and “Perseo libera Andromeda” by Piero di Cosimo.    

The art collection of the Uffizi Gallery is classified within the following rooms:

Rooms from 1 to 9

Rooms from 10 to 19

Rooms from 20 to 29

Rooms from 31 to 35

Rooms from 41 to 45

East Corridor

Second Corridor

West Corridor

Rooms of Caravaggio and other famouse Masters

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