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Bargello National Museum

This is the most important italian museum of sculpture and works of art. Headquartered in stern and squared Bargello Palace, 13th century building of great historical importance, which was costruiSansovino (1520), the bronze bust of Cosimo I, Benvenuto Cellini  (1546-57), perfect for the richness of the modeled and the famous Mercury by Giambologna. On the first floor, in the beautiful Verone are some bronzes of Giam; in the Salon of Donatello, in addition to the masterpieces of the great fifteenth-century sculptor, are numerous works in terracotta by Luca della Robbia and the molds with the sacrifice of Isaac, Brunelleschi and Ghiberti; in other rooms: splendid Faenza majolica (and other factories), enamels, jewelry, sacred objects and valuable ivories of various eras. Second floor: a room with terracotta of Giovanni della Robbia and a with those of Andrea; a room dedicated to the Verrocchio, which also includes beautiful works of Lovran, Mino da Fiesole, Benedetto da Maiano, Rossellino and Pollaiolo; finally, two other meeting rooms with the collection of bronzes (wherein is a wonderful, huge fireplace dating back to the sixteenth century) and weapons.