The bronze little devil statue

The Giambologna Devil

Palazzo Vecchietti in Florence was owned by the family Vecchietti, and is located precisely in via Vecchietti. As if that was not enough, you should know that once on Via Vecchietti, there was also a small church called San Donato of Vecchietti! In The Divine Comedy, Dante cites the powerful family of Vecchietti (Paradiso XV,…

The tank and the obelisco in the Boboli Gardens

The Boboli Bathtub

The guidebooks referred to the piece as “a colossal stone basin from Rome’s Baths of Caracalla, “but Langdon always saw it for what it truly was-the world’s largest bathtub. They really need to put that thing somewhere else.
(Dan Brown, Inferno)