Poggio a Caiano is a commune in Prato province in Tuscany, 5.6 miles (9km) south of the provincial capital of Prato. It has a Medici villa designed by Giuliano da Sangallo for Lorenzo Il Magnifico. One of the villa’s rooms has a painting dating from 1521 by Pontormo (Jacopo Carrucci) reflecting how country life was. The painting is called Vertumnus and Pomona. The town is also the birthplace of Philip Mazzei.