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Galileo and Milton
    • Setting:
      Room VII
    • Author:
      Annibale Gatti
    • Date:
      second half 19th cent.
    • Materials:
      oil on canvas
    • Dimensions:
      580x700 mm
    • Inventory:
      Loan INAF-Arcetri
    • Galileo and Milton (Inv. 3682)

Annibale Gatti's painting shows the presumed meeting of the poet John Milton with Galileo confined in the villa Il Gioiello in Arcetri, where the scientist spent the last years of his life after the condemnation of 1633.