Author: Joseph E. Calderone

July 7, 2005

When tourists feel strange: 15 years after the Stendhal Syndrome

When Inge was struck by Brunelleschi’s sculpted wooden “Crucifix” and Nardo di Cione’s “Last Judgement” in the Strozzi Chapel, and by the magnificently frescoed Spanish Chapel where everything is in the feminine, she saw those raised fingers in the fresco accusing her.&