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Sketches Museum "Pierluigi Gherardi"

Via S. Agostino 1, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Pietrasanta
Type: Specialty Museums
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Bagni Di Lucca, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A museum displaying maquettes (models) of statues from around the world executed in Pietrasanta. An excellent way to learn about sculpting but even more the museum holds a database of sculptures executed here. They also have workshops and the best notice board for happenings in the town.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Sneak into the library and view the models of a number of sculptures that have promonence world wide. We recognised a few from our travels to Canada etc - and best of all free. There is a sculpture trails around Pietrasanta at the moment by some famous (and not so) artists that takes you all around the town which was... More

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lots of them, from abstract modern to realistic portraits, these are all models of larger sculptures. Somehow having them all together in a few connecting rooms, all of an approachable size, almost all pure white, makes the sculptures come to life more than they would in full size and spaced apart in a sculpture garden. It's hard to explain why... More

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