Ceiling of the Chapel of Eleonora of Toledo


Palazzo Vecchio Museum

Palazzo Vecchio Museum
Firenze, Italy

On the ceiling of the Chapel of Eleonora De Toledo appear Saint John the Evangelist together with the hawk, Saint Michael Archangel defeating the devil, Saint Francis receiving the stigmata, Saint Gerome penitent with the lion. In the middle appears the Trinity, surrounded by a ghirdle of flowers. Photo: Rabatti & Domingie


  • Title: Ceiling of the Chapel of Eleonora of Toledo
  • Creator Lifespan: 1503 - 1572
  • Creator Nationality: Italian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Firenze
  • Creator Birth Place: Firenze
  • Date Created: 1540/1545
  • painter: Agnolo Bronzino
  • Theme: biblical subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w480 x h370 cm (Complete)
  • Period: Mannerism
  • Original title: Soffitto della Cappella di Eleonora di Toledo
  • Type: fresco painting
  • Rights: Comune di Firenze, Comune di Firenze

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