Closed Easter Sun, 25 Dec. Adm charge 0 0 Masolino’s Temptation of Adam and Eve is gentle and decorous, in contrast with the emotional force of Masaccio’s painting on the opposite wall. Woman in a Turban The freshness of Masaccio’s original colours is seen in this rediscovered roundel, hidden behind the altar for500years. St Peter is depicted against a background of Florentine buildings. Two Figures Masolino’s work is painstakingly decorative in contrast with Masaccio’s simpler style. Before the Proconsul Filippino Lippi was called in to complete the unfinished cycle of frescoes in 1480. He added this emotional scene showing the Proconsul sentencing St Peter to death. Two Guided Walks In Florence the countryside is never very far away, and you can be walking down the quiet, rural lanes within just a few minutes of leaving the Ponte Vecchio (seeppl 06-7), in the bustling heart of the city. The first walk is popular with the Florentines, who like to stroll on a Sunday beneath the city walls and take in the panoramic views that can be enjoyed from San Miniato al Monte and the Piazzale Michelangelo.
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