NOTICE – The European and American Galleries will be closed from 23 January to 29 January 2017. Learn more


Palazzo Vecchio, FlorenceEnlarge image

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, 1909

Donald Shaw MacLaughlan
Canadian, American, 1876 - 1938
etching on laid paper
34.8 x 12.2 cm; plate: 33 x 10.7 cm
Gift of Herman A. Webster, Paris, 1960
National Gallery of Canada (no. 9145)

The tower of the Palazzo Vecchio looms over the claustrophobic confines of a narrow Florentine street in this (reversed) view. The palace, begun in 1299, was originally a meeting place for the heads of the guilds that governed Florence. Its tower was added in 1310.


Prints & Drawings


No Audio


No Media

Library and Archives

Search for catalogue entries


No Extras