overviewThe Uffizi Gallery (Italian: Galleria degli Uffizi, pronounced [ɡalleˈriːa deʎʎ ufˈfittsi]) is an important art museum located adjacent to Piazza della Signoria in Florence's Historic Center in Tuscany, Italy. One of the most important Italian museums and one of the most visited, it is also one of the largest and best known in the world, boasting a collection of priceless artifacts, particularly from the Italian Renaissance period.
After the Medici's ruling house died, the art collections were gifted to the city of Florence under the famous Patto di famiglia negotiated by the last Medici heir, Anna Maria Luisa. The Uffizi is one of the first modern museums. The gallery has been open to visitors since the sixteenth century and was officially opened to the public in 1765, making it a museum in 1865.
Today, the Uffizi is one of Florence's most popular tourist attractions and one of the most visited art museums in the world.
An art museum in Florence, Italy. The building was built by the Medici family Cosimo I, who in 1560 ordered the Bazaari to integrate the 13 major governments of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and added a corridor crossing the Arno River to Palazzo Pitti. It was completed in 1980 by architect and sculptor Bernardo Buontalenti (1536-1608). The following year I built a three-floor museum into an art museum to display art collected by the Francesco I Medici family. The current collection consists of the collections of the Medici family, paintings transferred from various churches, purchases and donated artifacts, and the Academia Museum in the 19th and 20th centuries. Convey the development of School paintings from Florence Late Gothic to Renaissance to Mannerism and Baroque. There are also Venetian, German, Dutch and French paintings, tapisley and self-portraits of famous painters. The second floor is a print pixel drawing room that houses over 100,000 works.