Author: Katie Nelson

January 13, 2011

Sant’Anna: Protectress of the Florentines

  Walk into palazzo Vecchio, and you may notice a surprising amount of religious iconography for a secular town hall. In particular, one fresco by Orcagna depicts a strange scene; a large and serene woman standing next to an image of the palazzo itself, looking on as a smaller male figure is forcibly dragged off […]