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The Madonna del Parto is one of the greatest works of Piero del-la Francesca. Standing in the middle of a canopy made of pre-cious brocade, Our pregnant Lady reveals herself to the faithful. Two angels hold the tent canopy open allowing the faithful...more
This was a wonderful little museum for me as I love the works of Piero Della Francesca. The museum is small but well laid out. The video is very interesting! The guy on the desk was very welcoming and explained the procedure well.
The fresco is great and the video on the artist is good. But other than that there is not much to see. The entrance price is a bit steep at 6.5E per adult but they don't get that many visitors or grants and maintaining the...More
Combined the visit with the Museum in Sansepolcro - easy short drive and were very much taken by the work. As others have noted, it is in a small room, but well lit when entering and easy to see. No photos, if I remember. There...More
The fresco is in a small room, dark, that lightens up when you enter it. We were the only visitors, the museum is in a very small village not far from Sansepolcro, the town where Piero della Francesca was born. The Madonna is standing, with...More
This museum located in the picturesque village of Monterchi is very well preserved. The Madonna del Parto is a beautiful art work by Piero della Francesca in the village where his mother was born! After visiting the museum, make sure to walk up till the...More
We drove through the beautiful countryside on our way to Monterchi with the single mission - to see the fresco of Madonna del Parto. I wondered if this single minded trip was worth the time in what was already a busy day of touring. The...More
Let's face it, Monterchi may be a charming and historic little Tuscan town, but there's only one reason why you are there: to see the Madonna del Parto. And she doesn't disappoint. The immense, calming stillness of the work is breathtaking. Take time to savour....More
Only this one Pierro fresco. Unbelievably beautiful. Very helpful video. We loved it. Some great books in the little shop, a better English selection than we found anywhere else outside Florence. Nothing much else to see in Montarch but this is a good enough reason...More