Example sentences for: pitti

How can you use “pitti” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Cross the Ponte Vecchio to the sprawling Pitti Palace (Palazzo Pitti), its dauntingly heavy and graceless façade belying the ornate and colorful interior.

  • The important Pitti Gallery (Galleria Palatina) is the family art collection.

  • After the Pitti’s riches, the unadorned white façade of the nearby Augustinian church of Santo Spirito (Piazza Santo Spirito) is a sobering antidote.

  • In gentle contrast to the austere Italian Gothic exterior of the Palazzo Vecchio by Arnolfo di Cambio (architect of the Duomo), Vasari added ornate stucco and frescoes to the first inner courtyard for a Medici wedding in the 1560s (the palazzo served briefly as a Medici residence until they moved across the river to the Palazzo Pitti).

  • The Medici family lived here until moving to the Palazzo Vecchio and eventually the Palazzo Pitti.

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