L’importuno di Michelangelo, Florence

#62 of 112 in Historic Sites in Florence
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Carved into the stonework of the historic Palazzo Vecchio, L’importuno di Michelangelo is a simple silhouette of a man's face that has intrigued Florentines and tourists for centuries. Even though there's no evidence that the etching can be attributed to the greatest sculptor of the Renaissance, it nevertheless had inspired numerous stories explaining its origin. Arrange to visit L’importuno di Michelangelo and other attractions in Florence using our Florence online travel planner.
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  • Just one small square upon the face of the Palazzo Vecchio, but this crude drawing of an outline of a mans face is the work of Michelangelo. It can be missed as people traverse from Piazza della...  more »
  • Most tourists will miss this interesting piece of art right on the front of the Palazzo Vecchio. It is not easy to find, but you can see it if you look hard enough. Looking at the right corner of...  more »
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