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Sketches Museum Pierluigi Gherardi

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Fascinating insight into sculpture

An important centre for the display and research into sculpture. You'll learn a lot here if you... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Amazing sculptures

We spent an hour to an hour and a half in here. It is free to enter and has some amazing sculptures... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Karen F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Aug 20, 2018
“Fascinating insight into sculpture”
Aug 7, 2017
“Amazing sculptures”
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

An important centre for the display and research into sculpture. You'll learn a lot here if you want to, or just enjoy seeing the models used for bronzes, a few of which are on display in the town, but mainly worldwide. It's free, and fascinating.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We spent an hour to an hour and a half in here. It is free to enter and has some amazing sculptures and maquettes (mini versions made to help the design of the final piece) of sculptures that are on display all over the world....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I am a professor of hellenistic, renaissance, and, contemporary sculpture. I have worked in clay, marble, and plaster. This museum has one of the best figurative sculpture collections of not only finished pieces but of models and castings. It's a great place to visit and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Ian D
Reviewed October 29, 2014

This museum was begon in 1984 in Pietrasanta with the intent to document the artistic work of the sculptors who come to Pietrasanta from all over the work to carry out their work in laboratories with local artisans.The collection contains morel that 600 sketches and...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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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...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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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...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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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...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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