The cantorie in the museum of the Florence cathedral

For me the highlight of the opera’s collection are the 2 exquisite cantorie by Donatello and Luca della Robbia.  Originally a part of the duomo, these beauties are preserved in the museum where they are exhibited up high as they would have appeared in the cathedral.  I am in their thrall.

 

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First up, the Donatello:

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Now, moving across the room to the Luca della Robbia masterwork:

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