The Ognissanti Church

The Ognissanti Church

Firenze - Church

Its building began in 1278 and the church was part of the convent of the Humiliati, a congregation dedicated to evangelical perfection and poverty. In 1310, the Majesty by Giotto, which is now in the Uffizi, was placed on the high altar. Other fourteenth-century works are housed in the sacristy. During the following century the church acquired, thanks to bequests, works by artists such as Botticelli and Ghirlandaio. In the mid - sixteenth century, the church and convent were transferred to the Franciscans by Cosimo I de' Medici. The facade was completed at the beginning of the seventeenth century according to a design by Matteo Righetti.

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Opening Hours

09:00 - 12:30
Mon-Tue-Wed-Thu-Sat. Closed on Fridays.
09:00 - 10:00
Sunday.
16:00 - 17:30
Sunday.

How to reach the site

Borgo Ognissanti, 42 - Firenze (FI)

Works


Painted crucifix

Painted crucifix

Giotto

Painting - 1315


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