To the south of Siena, in the Crete, shepherds tend sheep whose milk is used to produce the pecorino cheese popular throughout Tuscany. Cypress trees, planted to provide windbreaks along roads and around isolated farms, are an important sculptural feature in this empty and
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
These lead to wilder groves of ilex and cypress trees, planted to create a contrast between artifice and nature. Statues of varying styles Amphitheatre Open 9am-1 hour before sunset (Jun-Sep: 9am-6:30pm) (last adm: 1 hour before dosing). Closed 1st & 4th Mon of month.
Galleria del Costume The clothes reflect changing fashion at the court of the Grand Dukes during the FLOREN’CE AREA BY AREA Exploring the Palazzo Pitti The palatine gallery was added to the Palazzo Pitti by the Medici family in the 17th century. The frescoed
1442) in Cell 2 shows Maty and various Apostles mourning Christ. Mannerist fountain by Pietro Tacca in Piazza della Santissima Annunziata Piazza della Santissima Annunziata ® The delicate nine-bay arcade on the eastern side of this elegant square was designed by Brunelleschi in 1419