Florence Artists

  • Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici

    Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici

     

    Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici, popularly known as Lorenzo the Magnificent (il Magnifico) by his contemporaries, was an Italian statesman and de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic during the height of the Italian Renaissance. This patron of the arts...

  • Michelangelo Buonarroti

    Michelangelo Buonarroti

     

    Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the greatest artists of all time and his name has become synonymous with the word "masterpiece". As an artist he was unmatched, the creator of works of sublime beauty that express the full breadth of the human condit...

  • Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci

     

    Leonardo da Vinchi may be considered as perhaps the most recognized man of the renaissance. He was a true renaissance man as he embodied all the qualities of a multi talented genius. He was an architect, an anatomist an engineer, a painter, a sculpto...

  • Elizabeth Barret Browning

    Elizabeth Barret Browning

     

    The couple Elizabeth Browning and her husband Robert Browning, has to qualify as one of the high profile couples of their times. And it is worth a mention that it was Elizabeth who shot to fame first and not Robert, as most people would think. Elizab...

  • Leon Battista Alberti

    Leon Battista Alberti

     

    Leon Battista Alberti was known as the Father of Modern Architecture. As an Italian humanist, architect and principal initiator of Renaissance art theory, Alberti was a multi-faceted personality with a kaleidoscope of talent and knowledge, being know...

  • Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi

    Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi

     

    Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi was an Italian painter, architect and as well as a designer. Born on the 7th of March, 1481 in Ancajano, then a diocese of Volterra, he spent his childhood in Siena, Italy. He became interested in painting at a very early a...

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