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Country House Cortona: Landscapes and Art

Having an holiday in a Country House Cortona means that you can appreciate a special early morning light, particular smells and colors, almost a sacred place.

Cortona is a town Tuscany where some of the important artists of the Renaissance were born and worked. The most famous is Luca Signorelli and the main theater of the Cortona is dedicated to him; the other one is worth mentioning is Pietro da Cortona, who was born in the town on 1 November 1596 and died in Rome in 1669. Pietro da Cortona was the first artist of the Baroque, he worked in Rome with Bernini and together the elaborated the project  and the construction of several works commissioned by Pope Urban VIII, including Castel Gandolfo.

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