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RE: [teacherartexchange] Top Two not to be missed &top museums


From: Betty B (bettycarol_40_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Dec 12 2006 - 11:19:47 PST

We looked and looked for the Magdelene but never found
it, they must have not had it on display the day we
were there (also this summer), but I was happily
suprised to find his John the baptist in the Frari
church in Venice.

--- Debbie Nicholas <>

> I agree, I was there this summer and the place is
> awe inspiring. I was
> amazing there were no crowds. The four of us in our
> group had the place
> almost to ourselves and we could really look at
> everything with no
> problems. My favorite would have to be Donatello's
> Mary Magdalene it
> was wonderful. But that was really the impression I
> had every where I
> looked.
> debbie
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Betty B []
> Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 9:59 AM
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> Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Top Two not to be
> missed &top museums
> I have to add the Museum of the Opera del Duomo in
> Florence.
> Michelangelo's powerful later Pieta, the original
> Baptistry door panels,
> Donatello's Prophet, Della Robbia's choir stalls and
> more. No filler. We
> were alone with the Michelangelo, we could look
> closely at it from all
> sides - no plexiglass, no rope, (no tour bus
> crowds), no line at the
> door.
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