After the taking of Siena and the Medicean-Imperial troops entering the city on the 21st of April 1555, several Sienese, French and Florentine exiles found refuge in Porto Ercole: yet after a 24-day siege, even this last fortification was forced to surrender. Photo: Simone Lampredi


  • Title: Capture of Porto Ercole
  • Date Created: 1568/1570
  • painter: Giorgio Vasari
  • Theme: historical subject
  • Physical Dimensions: w610 x h760 cm (Complete)
  • Period: Mannerism
  • Original title: Presa di Porto Ercole
  • Type: fresco painting
  • Rights: Comune di Firenze

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