Rooms 8 and 15 to Close for New Uffizi project
Starting tomorrow, September 22, works by Leonardo da Vinci, Piero della Francesca and Filippo Lippi will temporarily change home. Room 8, with works by Filippo Lippi, will close as the renovation works for the New Uffizi project progress. His most famous works, including the Madonna with Child and Angel (seen above), will temporarily be exposed in the recently reopened Hall 28, which is dedicated to his son, Filippino Lippi. The double portrait of the Dukes of Urbino by Piero della Francesca will find its temporary spot in Hall 22, which houses works by artists from Emilia-Romagna from the 15th century.
Then from Tuesday, October 6, Hall 15 will also close. The room houses Leonardo da Vinci‘s Annunciation and Baptism of Christ, which during the period of renovation will temporarily be in exposition in Hall 79, on the first floor.
Both halls are planned to reopen between Spring-Summer 2016.