Rificolona in Piazza Santissima Annunziata Photo | Rificolona - Florence Pictures. The rificolona, or festival of the paper lanterns, takes place every year on the evening of September 7, on the eve of the Virgin Mary's nativity and religious celebrations in Piazza SS. Annunziata
A Prayer to Saint Augustine of Hippo: Saint Augustine, detail from the Doctors of the Church Cycle, 1487-1492, fresco, Church of the Santissima Annunziata, Franciscan Monastery, Cortemaggiore, Emilia-Romagna. Italy, 15th century.
The Basilica della Santissima Annunziata, Florence, Italy...This basilica is also a sanctuary because one of its chapels contains the picture of the Annunciation. The devotional chapel was decorated with precious marble columns through the wishes of Piero di Cosimo, the father of Lorenzo the Magnificent.