Monday, November 3, 2014

Pellegrino Artusi

Bust on the grave of Pellegrino Artusi by Italo Vagnetti, Porte Sante Cemetery, San Miniato al Monte, Florence,
Bust on the grave of Pellegrino Artusi by Italo Vagnetti
Porte Sante Cemetery, San Miniato al Monte
Florence, April 2014

“The whole complex is surrounded by defensive walls, originally built hastily by Michelangelo during the siege and in 1553 expanded into a true fortress (fortezza) by Cosimo I de' Medici. The walls now enclose a large cemetery, the Porte Sante, laid out in 1854.”

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