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House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds

Galleria Spada - Borromini's Perspective

The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city's best-kept secrets.

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A Show of Hands

It all started with David. Michelangelo’s statue of David was one of the first pieces of sculpture that I knew I had to see in person. Recognized worldwide as a symbol of Florence, David is marble come to life especially when you look at his hands. My European Art History professor many years ago urged us …

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