Firenze Orsanmichele
Orsanmichele (or "Kitchen Garden of St. Michael", from the contraction in Tuscan dialect of the Italian word ort...
The church was originally built as a grain market in 1337 by Francesco Talenti, Neri di Fioravante, and Benci di Cione.
Between 1380 and 1404 it was converted into a church used as the chapel of Florence's powerful craft and trade guilds.
On the ground floor of the square building are the 13th century arches that originally formed the loggia of the grain mark...
The second floor was devoted to offices, while the third housed one of the city's municipal grain storehouses, maintained ...
Late in the 14th century, the guilds were charged by the city to commission statues of their patron saints to embellish th...
 
 
Today, all of the original sculptures have been removed and replaced with modern duplicates to protect them from the eleme...
The facades held 14 architecturally designed external niches, which were filled from 1399 to around 1430. The three riches...
The facades held 14 architecturally designed external niches, which were filled from 1399 to around 1430. The three riches...
Christ and St. Thomas  1467-83 Andrea del Verrocchio (merchants) St. Eligius  1411-15 Nanni di Banco  (farriers)
 
Palazzo del Arte dela Lana, a wonderful building near Orsanmichele
Virgin and Child 1399  Simone di Ferrucci  (doctors and apothecaries)
St. Peter 1415  Ciuffagni (butchers)
St. John the Evangelist 1514 Baccio da Montelupo (silk merchants) St. Mark 1411  Donatello (linen-weavers and peddlers)
St. James 1415  Niccolò di Piero Lamberti (furriers)
Inside the church is Andrea Orcagna's bejeweled Gothic Tabernacle (1355-59) encasing a repainting by Bernardo Daddi's of a...
Image internet
Sound :   Ave Maria – Andrea Bocelli  Text : Internet Pictures :  Daniela Iacob  Arangement : Sanda Foişoreanu
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Firenze The Kitchen Garden of St. Michael

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Located on the Via Calzaiuoli in Florence, Orsanmichele (or "Kitchen Garden of St. Michael", from the contraction in Tuscan dialect of the Italian word orto) was originally built as a grain market in 1337 by Francesco Talenti, Neri di Fioravante, and Benci di Cione. Between 1380 and 1404 it was converted into a church used as the chapel of Florence's powerful craft and trade guilds. On the ground floor of the square building are the 13th century arches that originally formed the loggia of the grain market.

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Firenze The Kitchen Garden of St. Michael

  1. 1. Firenze Orsanmichele
  2. 2. Orsanmichele (or "Kitchen Garden of St. Michael", from the contraction in Tuscan dialect of the Italian word orto) is a church in the heart of Florence. The building was constructed on the site of the kitchen garden of the monastery of San Michele, now gone. Orsanmichele
  3. 3. The church was originally built as a grain market in 1337 by Francesco Talenti, Neri di Fioravante, and Benci di Cione.
  4. 4. Between 1380 and 1404 it was converted into a church used as the chapel of Florence's powerful craft and trade guilds.
  5. 5. On the ground floor of the square building are the 13th century arches that originally formed the loggia of the grain market.
  6. 6. The second floor was devoted to offices, while the third housed one of the city's municipal grain storehouses, maintained to withstand famine or siege
  7. 7. Late in the 14th century, the guilds were charged by the city to commission statues of their patron saints to embellish the facades of the church.
  8. 10. Today, all of the original sculptures have been removed and replaced with modern duplicates to protect them from the elements and vandalism San Luca 1601 Gianbologna (magistrates and notaries)
  9. 11. The facades held 14 architecturally designed external niches, which were filled from 1399 to around 1430. The three richest guilds opted to make their figures in the far more costly bronze, which cost approximately ten times the amount of the stone figures.
  10. 12. The facades held 14 architecturally designed external niches, which were filled from 1399 to around 1430. The three richest guilds opted to make their figures in the far more costly bronze, which cost approximately ten times the amount of the stone figures.
  11. 13. Christ and St. Thomas 1467-83 Andrea del Verrocchio (merchants) St. Eligius 1411-15 Nanni di Banco (farriers)
  12. 15. Palazzo del Arte dela Lana, a wonderful building near Orsanmichele
  13. 16. Virgin and Child 1399 Simone di Ferrucci (doctors and apothecaries)
  14. 17. St. Peter 1415 Ciuffagni (butchers)
  15. 18. St. John the Evangelist 1514 Baccio da Montelupo (silk merchants) St. Mark 1411 Donatello (linen-weavers and peddlers)
  16. 19. St. James 1415 Niccolò di Piero Lamberti (furriers)
  17. 20. Inside the church is Andrea Orcagna's bejeweled Gothic Tabernacle (1355-59) encasing a repainting by Bernardo Daddi's of an older icon of the 'Madonna and Child’
  18. 21. Image internet
  19. 22. Sound : Ave Maria – Andrea Bocelli Text : Internet Pictures : Daniela Iacob Arangement : Sanda Foişoreanu

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