The beautiful hill-top town of Volterra, with fabulous views of the Tuscan countryside, steeped in Etruscan and Roman History and the production of Alabaster, is now home to an exhibition celebrating the great artist Rosso Fiorentino.
Until December 31, it will be possible to admire masterpieces by the greatest artists, collected in “Rosso Fiorentino. Rosso Vivo”.
Artists of past centuries and contemporaries are exhibited in the Art Museum, the Etruscan Museum, the Palazzo dei Priori, the Roman Theatre, the Baptistery of San Giovanni and the Alabaster Ecomuseum. Each collection can be viewed with a single ticket, purchased from any of the above mentioned sites.
A varied and complex art scene, starting from the famous “Dep
osizione della Croce”, one of the most famous works painted by Rosso Fiorentino, dated 1521, it was called “The soul of Volterra”. It was painted for the Chapel of the Cross Day in the Church of San Francesco in Volterra, this work is an important moment in the history of Italian art.
Don’t miss a great opportunity to visit an original and spectacular tribute to Rosso Fiorentino, the great Florentine artist.
Until the 31st December 2015, with a valid ticket or Volterra Card, you can enjoy the combination of art and history
distributed throughout this magnificent city.