Spedali Degli Innocenti, the Foundling Hospital in Florence, Italy.

Abstract

The author reflects on a visit to the Ospedale Degli Innocenti, the former Renaissance foundling hospital in Florence, having escaped from an international clinical conference. He considers the symbolism of the architecture and artwork in relation to its function as a sanctuary for abandoned children.

DOI: 10.1136/medhum-2015-010774

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@article{Summers2016SpedaliDI, title={Spedali Degli Innocenti, the Foundling Hospital in Florence, Italy.}, author={Bruce N. Summers}, journal={Medical humanities}, year={2016}, volume={42 2}, pages={141-2} }