The Sala del Perugino is located in Florence near the Basilica of Santa Croce. The museum occupies the Chapter Hall of the convent of Santa Maria Maddalena de 'Pazzi, originally belonging to the "converted or penitents" Benedictine order (1257-1442), then to the Cistercians of Badia a Settimo (1442-1628), and finally to Carmelite of Santa Maria Maddalena de 'Pazzi, who lived until the time of the suppression post-unification (1866). It preserves the fresco of the Crucifixion, the Virgin, St. John, Mary Magdalene and Saints Bernardo and Benedetto, executed by Perugino between 1493 and 1496 on commission by Dionigi and Giovanna Pucci. In the same room they are also preserved the fresco and its sinopia with St. Bernard holds the body of Christ, probably painted in 1506 by a pupil of Perugino, John Sperandio.

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Via della Colonna, 9
50121 Firenze


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