Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Palazzo Vecchio

Accession Number: 
140640
Order Title: 
Archivision Base Collection--16,370 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Close view of a profile of a man's head, near the main entrance
Date of View: 
7/1/1988
Image description: 
It is said that Michelangelo carved this with his chisel held behind his back.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Archivision Base Collection
Culture: 
Italian
Subject: 
Medici family
Work Types: 
Architecture; public works; waterworks; fountains
Work Types: 
Architecture; dwellings; houses; palaces
Work Types: 
Architecture; government structures; municipal buildings; city halls
Preferred Title: 
Palazzo Vecchio
Agent Display: 
Andrea del Verrocchio (Italian sculptor, 1435-1488); Giorgio Vasari II (Italian painter, 1511-1574); Michelozzo di Bartolomeo (Italian architect, 1396-1472)
Date: 
ca. 1460-1572 (alteration)
Materials: 
stucco; brick; stone; fresco
Technique: 
construction (assembling)
Alternate Title: 
Palazzo della Signoria
Locations: 
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Mannerist (Renaissance-Baroque style)
Classification: 
Architecture