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Piero & the Wolf

Piero & the Wolf
A very special resident still lives in the landscapes of Piero Della Francesca, in Montefeltro: the Wolf. During the day we will meet the renowned renaissance artist, who will tell us about life in Montefeltro in the sixteenth century. At night, using the WOLF HOWLING technique, we will listen to the Wolves and their howling.

Renaissance Splendor and Triumphs at Urbino court

Renaissance Splendor and Triumphs at Urbino court
We will discover the splendor of a grand dynasty, the Montefeltro, starting from the landscapes painted by Master Piero Della Francesca, whom we will then meet.
We will visit an unknown Urbino, enjoying the sunset from Albornoz fortress and a nocturnal tour!

Works of Art and Artists
Il Battesimo di Cristo Il Battesimo di Cristo
di Piero della Francesca
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Montefeltro Renaissance Sights - the project
The story begins by chance with a casual close-up on a series of pictures of Montefeltro's landscapes, which looked a lot like some of the landscapes painted by Piero della Francesca in the Diptych of the Duchess and Duke of Urbino exposed at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. It is interesting to note that, for centuries, those landscapes had been considered as purely imaginary.
From here begins the research and the surprising discoveries by Rosetta Borchia, artist and naturalist, and Olivia Nesci, a professor at the University of Urbino.[...continue]

"Those who become enamoured with the practice of the art without having previously applied to the diligent study of the scientific part of it are like mariners who board a ship without a rudder or compass and therefore cannot be certain of arriving at the whished-for port. Practice must always be founded on good theory; to this, Perspective is the guide and entrance, without which nothing can be well done."
Leonardo da Vinci (A Treatise on Painting)