by Liliana Barroero Two singular works, luminous and vivid in a way that invites the viewer to observe closely, to examine the particulars. These two paintings, recently added to the collection of the Cassa di Risparmio Foundation, are now available to the public—to the citizens of Lucca and to all lovers of art. This important […]
di Marco Paoli The volume focuses on the thesis that the painting does not depict, as is commonly believed, the spouses Arnolfini, but the painter Jan Van Eyck and his wife Margaretha; a self-portrait that celebrates the birth of their first male son in 1434. On the other hand, in support of traditional identification, there […]
by Vittoria Calafati A small book full of mysterious creatures. Follow them and search in Lucca eagle, basilisk, cheetah, dragon, phoenix and harpy. A little treasure hunt throught Lucca its streets and its churches. An easy and fun game dedicated to families.
by Luigi Casentini and Iacopo Lazzareschi Cervelli To observe the austere yet benevolent gaze of the Volto Santo (or “Holy Countenance”) in the shadows of the Cathedral of St. Martin in Lucca is to reflect upon a history that stretches across millennia and to hear the echoes of long-ago events that shaped the faith and touched […]
di Francesco Giovannini The classic guide to Lucca by Francesco Giovannini is here published in an updated version and accompanied by a broad and unprecedented photographic campaign. The photos, the text will accompany the player through the streets and squares of the city to discover one of the many pearls of Tuscany.
by John Jones Ebook available on kindle store This volume proposes a concise report of Lucca’s History and of it’s population from the origins up to the Second World War. It’s a History of Lucca written by an Englishman that uses a different standard than those of traditional stories, introducing essential moments, without leaving […]