FLORENCE, ITALY - 3 JUNE 2018: Technicians are seen here at work as they position the “Holy Family”, also known as the Doni Tondo, that Michelangelo painted for the Doni couple around 1503-1504, to its nice at his new location in room 41at the Uffizi, in Florence, Italy, on June 3rd 2018.
As of Monday June 4th 2018, Room 41 or the “Raphael and Michelangelo room” of the Uffizi is part of the rearrangement of the museum's collection that has
been defining Uffizi Director Eike Schmidt’s grander vision for the Florentine museum.
Next month, the museum’s Leonardo three paintings will be installed in a
nearby room. Together, these artists capture “a magic moment in the
first decade of the 16th century when Florence was the cultural and
artistic center of the world,” Mr. Schmidt said. Room 41 hosts, among other paintings, the dual portraits of Agnolo Doni and his wife Maddalena Strozzi painted by Raphael round 1504-1505, and the “Holy Family”, that Michelangelo painted for the Doni couple a year later, known as the
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