Olga's Gallery

Andrea del Castagno

Niccolò Acciaiuoli.

c. 1450. From the Cycle of Famous Men and Women. Detached fresco. 250 x 154 cm. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy. Read Note.

Andrea del Castagno. Niccolò Acciaiuoli.

Niccolò Acciaiuoli, belonged to an influential merchant family of Florence. He was a statesman, soldier, and grand seneschal of Naples who enjoyed a predominant position in the Neapolitan court. He led the conquest of almost all of Sicily (1356-57).