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Masterpieces at the Uffizi

The Uffizi Gallery’s collection includes priceless masterpieces and works of art in its over 45 museum halls.

What masterpieces are “must-sees”?

The museum merits to be visited in its entirety and to really appreciate and enjoy all of its artworks, even a whole day would not be enough!

For this reason, this section will highlight some of the most famous artworks within the Uffizi: you can read about some of these works of art so that when you do finally visit the Uffizi in person, you’ll know what you want to see. This section is still growing as we add more works of art we recommend visiting.

In addition, a new section of the site called “Visitor Trails” will have a host of both thematic and time-based itineraries to help you guide through the museum. So take a look there as well.

Some of the works of art you should see:

The Ognissanti Madonna by Giotto

The Ognissanti Madonna by Giotto

The large alterpiece of the Maestà painted in 1310 represents a significant innovation in art: first attempt at...

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Annunciation by Simone Martini and Lippo Memmi

Annunciation by Simone Martini and Lippo Memmi

This beautiful Annunciation is from around 1333 and was painted for the altar of Sant'Ansano in the Duomo of...

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Adoration of the Magi by Gentile da Fabriano

Adoration of the Magi by Gentile da Fabriano

A beautiful tempera on wood with gold to show off the Strozzi family's wealth and...

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Portraits of the Duke & Duchess of Urbino by Piero della Francesca

Portraits of the Duke & Duchess of Urbino by Piero della Francesca

This is one of the most famous works of art of the Italian Renaissance (check the back,...

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The Battle of San Romano by Paolo Uccello

The Battle of San Romano by Paolo Uccello

Only the central panel of this large triptych by Paolo Uccello is still at the...

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Santa Lucia de’ Magnoli Altarpiece by Veneziano

Santa Lucia de’ Magnoli Altarpiece by Veneziano

This is one of the first and oldest altarpieces in rectangular form without a gold...

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Madonna with Child and two Angels by Filippo Lippi

Madonna with Child and two Angels by Filippo Lippi

This lovely paining is one of the best known and admire paintings of the...

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La Primavera by Botticelli

La Primavera by Botticelli

One of the most famous works of art conserved at the Uffizi full of allegorical...

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The Birth of Venus by Botticelli

The Birth of Venus by Botticelli

Undoubtedly one of the world's most famous and appreciated works of...

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Doni Tondo by Michelangelo

Doni Tondo by Michelangelo

This is the only painting by Michelangelo in Florence, one of the masterpieces of Italian...

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Madonna of the Goldfinch by Raphael

Madonna of the Goldfinch by Raphael

Recently restored, the bright colors, elegance and beauty of this painting leave you...

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Venus of Urbino by Titian

Venus of Urbino by Titian

This Venus is an allegory of marriage: sensuality, fidelity and...

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Bacchus by Caravaggio

Bacchus by Caravaggio

A Bacchus represented in all of his humanity, with extraordinary realism in the details and...

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Judith and Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi

Judith and Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi

The Judith story was one of Artemisia's favorite subjects. At the Uffizi, you can see this one painted for Cosimo...

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