All photos Wikimedia Commons     Pallas Athena and the Centaur     Portrait of a Man with a Medal of Cosimo de Medici   Magnificent Madonna       Life of Moses from the Sistine Chapel   Bi…

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All photos Wikimedia Commons       "David"     "Putto with a Dolphin"     "Lady with Flowers"     "Equestrian Statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni"      "The Baptism of Christ"…

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Oct. 25, 2023

Map of Italy, 1494

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Sept. 12, 2023

The Dome of Florence

    Views from the lantern atop the dome     The herringbone brickwork   View of the ribs in the dome     Views inside dome     Brunelleschi's wooden model.  In order to maintain…

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Aug. 29, 2023


All photos from Wikimedia Commons   Anonymous 16th-century portrait of Donatello.  There are no contemporary portraits of the artist, so this likeness is questionable.  The painter most likely copied from various existing models a…

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Aug. 11, 2023

Map of Florence

The map is from Paul Strathern's "The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance."    

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