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Verrocchio’s golden sphere

Published in Blog (in English)

For 550 years the golden sphere has dominated Brunelleschi’s dome The lantern, designed by Filippo Brunelleschi and built after his death, was completed with a two and a half meter diameter copper sphere covered with gold, designed by Andrea Verrocchio and made in his workshop. To be able to find the necessary copper, Verrocchio went…