Author: Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss

December 15, 2005

Gli Innocenti: progeny of the not-so-innocent Medici?

Just a short walk from the hustle and bustle of the Duomo, past the Galleria dell’ Accademia where Michelangelo’s David watches triumphantly, and very nakedly, over throngs of tourists, there quietly waits another Brunelleschi masterpiece, the ‘Spedale degli Innocenti in Piazza Santissima Annunziata. With its classical