Anton Domenico Gabbiani, Portrait of Four Servants of the Medici Court (1684)
Anton Domenico Gabbiani, Portrait of Four Servants of the Medici Court (1684)

Jesters, Villains and Players at the Medici Court

Gallery Of Modern Art (Pitti Palace)


May 9, 2016


September 11, 2016

The exhibition Buffoni, Villani e Giocatori alla Corte dei Medici (Jesters, Villains and Players at the Medici Court) at the Pitti Palace Gallery Of Modern Art in Florence shows the remarkable subjects that could be found at the Medici Court.

The scenes of 30 paintings illustrate the comical aspects of social life and life at the court. The works are mainly from the deposits of the Palatine Gallery and include artists like Anton Domenico Gabbiani, Faustino Bocchi and Hieronymus Bosch.

Practical Information
please see Gallery Of Modern Art (Pitti Palace)

Related Museums

Uffizi Gallery in Florence with Palazzo Vecchio in the background

Uffizi Gallery


The Uffizi Gallery in Florence (Galleria degli Uffizi) is part of a select group of museums in the world that should be on everyone’s list. Its collection of artworks is breath-taking and, having opened to the public in 1765, it is one of the oldest ... [read more]

Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

Palazzo Vecchio


Palazzo Vecchio was already the headquarters of the Florentine government in the days when Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were living and working in Florence, and it still houses the office of the mayor of Florence and is it the seat of the City Council. ... [read more]

Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Palazzo Strozzi


Palazzo Strozzi, located in the heart of Florence, is one of the finest examples of private architecture of the Renaissance. After a long history, it is now a cultural centre hosting major international exhibitions, fashion shows and other cultural events. The palace is named after ... [read more]