Masterpieces of the Vatican Virtual Tour: Sculptures of Pio-Clementino Gallery

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  • 1.5 hr

*** START TIME IS US EST *** Join art historian Guia on a virtual stroll through the Vatican Museums' Pio-Clementino collection & discover the extraordinary ancient sculptures that have shaped the story of art. Learn how the popes amassed one of the world’s greatest collections of classical art over the last 500 years as we wander through magnificent halls and courtyards lined with ancient sculptures and mosaics, & portrait busts. At the heart of our tour will be the beautiful Octagonal Courtyard, Pope Julius II’s stunning Renaissance sculpture garden. Gaze on the terrible drama of the Laocoon, where a Trojan priest battles against divinely-sent sea snakes; learn why the Apollo Belvedere was considered to be the height of bodily perfection in antiquity, and how Michelangelo believed the fragmentary Belvedere Torso to be marble perfection. Thanks to high quality photos and Guia's spellbinding narration, our virtual tour will bring the masterpieces of the Vatican vividly to life.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Vatican Museums

Focus ont he Pio Clementino part of the museums

Duration: 1 hour
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