Upper Loggia Donatello Room Baptistry Doors Competition Panel , Brunelleschi’s bronze panel I depicting Abraham about to J slay Isaac was made in 1401 for the Baptistry doors competition (see p66). Bargello Prison Among the notorious figures executed here was Bernardo Baroncelli. He went to the gallows in 1478 for his part in the failed attempt to assassinate Lorenzo the Magnificent in the Pazzi conspiracy (see p47). Baroncelli’s body, hanging from a window in the Bargello as a warning to other anti-Medici conspirators, was sketched by Leonardo da Vinci. The Bargello has a daunting and heavily fortified facade. Star Exhibits Baptistry Doors Competition Panel David by Donatello Bacchus by Michelangelo Badia Fiorentina O Via del Proconsolo. Map 4 D1 (6 E3). Q (055) 28 73 89. Open 9am-noon, 4:30-7pm daily.
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