Tondo Doni

作者:     期间: c. 1506-1508     帮助: 木板彩画 120直径    坐落: 米开朗基罗和佛罗伦萨画家厅

Tondo Doni is a very special painting: it is the only painting on panel by Michelangelo Buonarroti.

It is round, hence its name "Tondo" which, in Italian, means round. It was a private commission; the great artist from the Renaissance in fact painted it for the rich Florentine banker Agnolo Doni (here is the reason why it is called Tondo Doni) .

Michelangelo, the great sculptor from the Renaissance, shows us here his incredible skill in painting too.

Absolutely new are the colours used by Michelangelo in his masterpiece: Mannerists will highly appreciate them.

The magnificence of this painting is now underlined by the recently restored room which houses it whose walls are of an intense red, actually crimson, a colour which catches your attention even from the corridor and which makes this room one of the most attractive of the whole Uffizi Gallery.




乔尔乔·瓦萨里,意大利的传记作家,米开朗基罗称为文艺复兴开始以来所有的艺术成就的顶峰。瓦萨里是米开朗基罗的一个精明的追随者,出版传记的艺术家,以及包括公布在他的经典中的生活,瓦萨里杜撰术语文艺复兴时代。虽然最怀念的是绘画,如在西斯廷教堂壁画和雕塑,如他的大卫雕像,米开朗基罗是近乎完美的原型的文艺复兴时期的人,作为一个建筑师,诗人和工程师。 阅读更多