It remains difficult to summarize with a simple list all the works of art that are kept in this so important place. "Luck" of Santa Maria Novella has grown since the first centuries of the Middle Ages and was manifested by its highest peak during the Renaissance. Giotto, Duccio, Brunelleschi, Botticelli, Masaccio, Domenico Ghilrlandaio, Filippino Lippi, Giorgio Vasari, Paolo Uccello and even Michelangelo. These are just some of the names associated with the rich artistic and religious history of the complex. Santa Maria Novella is one of the places where the history of Italian art was made and where some of his most brilliant artistic exponents were trained. Below you will find some useful information to introduce the works that are on display here. Goes without saying that the visit of these masterpieces is highly recommended.
At the center of the nave, high above the steps that separate the lower from the upper church, is the magnificent crucifix by Giotto, who, probably painted it between 1288 and 1289.
The marble facade of Santa Maria Novella is one of the most important examples of the Florentine Renaissance, despite having been initiated in previous periods. It was only finally completed in 1920.Read more