Among her topics are the changing social and political position of Florentine patricians from 1530 to 1970, patricians as patrons and collectors, the brokerage activities of Michelangelo Buonarroti
the Younger and the exchange of cultural gifts, and the patricians' contribution to cultural events the Medici organized for public ceremonies and in honor of visiting guests.
But even a century earlier, Michelangelo Buonarroti
was elected "father and master" of the Academy of Drawings (Accademia del Disegno) in Florence which was founded by Grand Duke Cosimo I de' Medici in 1563.
1526-27, Michelangelo Buonarroti
(1475-1564), clay, earth, sand, plant and vegetable fibre, 65 x 140 x 70cm.
Coincidentally, it was a similar problem faced by Sandro Boticelli, Michelangelo Buonarroti
and other Italian artists of the quattro- and cinquecentos.
Chapter 1, An Unquenchable Passion, traces the beginning life of Michelangelo Buonarroti
, including time in his infant years spent with a nurse from a family of stonemasons in Settignano, home of stoneworkers and the popular gray stone called pietra serena, or serene stone.
It houses important cultural and historical collections, the most important of which is the enigmatic 'Rondanini Pieta' done by Michelangelo Buonarroti
during the last days of his life in 1564.
The Agony and the Ecstasy - Michelangelo Buonarroti
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Contractor address : Via Michelangelo Buonarroti
This recording marks the debut of bass-baritone Gerald Finley on Finland's Ondine label, and features world premiere recordings of the orchestral versions of the famous Scottish ballad, "Annie Laurie," and the Suite on Poems by Michelangelo Buonarroti
, sung here for the first time in Italian.
18, 1564, artist Michelangelo Buonarroti
died in Rome, just weeks before his 89th birthday.
Albrecht Durer stands as one of the true masters in the pantheon of Western art, yet he is not a household name like the quintessential Renaissance men Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti
It was Pope Leo X, son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, who made this land a possession pertaining to the Medici family, to sow the seed of development growing from Michelangelo Buonarroti
to the magnificent marble of Versilia, arriving at the tourist and cultural excellence of today.