Early Renaissance Field Trip to Pisa and Lucca

Spring 2017

Saturday, January 14 ~ Early Renaissance Field Trip to Pisa and Lucca.

Early Renaissance Field Trip to Pisa (morning) and Lucca (afternoon)
to study the impressive Romanesque Cathedral, Baptistery, and Campanile of Pisa, together with Nicola and Giovanni Pisano's Gothic pulpits there, and the Gothic and Renaissance frescoes in the Camposanto, as well as the sculpture, and other works from the Cathedral in the Opera del Duomo (Cathedral works) museum. In Lucca students see several important Romanesque churches and also an unusual perfectly oval piazza built up on the foundations of an ancient Roman amphitheatre.