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The clock of Villa Medicea di Poggio a Caiano

Ugo Pancani
At the end of the 20th century, a group of students and teachers from the clock-making department of the Leonardo da Vinci Technical Institute in Florence passed through the gates of Villa Medicea di…
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The clock tower of Piazza San Marco in Venice

Ugo Pancani
In 1493 the Most Serene Republic of Venice commissioned father and son, Gian Paolo and Gian Carlo Ranieri, clockmakers from Reggio Emilia, to build a public clock for Piazza San Marco. The exact location…
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The Florence Cathedral clock face by Paolo Uccello

Ugo Pancani
      Behind the facade of Florence Cathedral you can admire a clock with particular details that make it unique and it is one of the most beautiful and interesting clocks in the…
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Palazzo dei Vicari di Scarperia and Brunelleschi’s clock

Ugo Pancani
  While Filippo Brunelleschi is famous throughout the world for the dome of Florence Cathedral, not everyone knows that he was also a skilled clockmaker. There are two texts which refer to the Renaissance…
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