Palazzo dell'Arcivescovado

The Archbishop’s Palace today is the result of renovations under the prelate Philip de’ Medici (mid 15th century) by the architects Francione and Baccio Pontelli, who created the inner courtyard surrounded by white marble columns.The façade, redesigned in the 17th century by Archbishop Carlo Antonio Dal Pozzo, was again modified in the neo- Renaissance style in the early 19th century. Simple and solemn, it relies on the contrast between the plaster of the walls and the bare stone finishings of the corners, windows, pediments and the large doorway, flanked by two pillars on which the first floor terrace rests. The inner courtyard contains a statue of Moses by Andrea Vaccà (18th century). ..