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Considered the father of modern political science and political philosophy.
The renaissance sculptor responsible for creating the Baptistery of Florence.
A family with its history in terracotta finely etched onto the city for centuries.
Poet, humanist and author of On Famous Women and The Decameron.
Sculptor, goldsmith and famous for developing a revolutionary painting technique.
Writer, cryptographer and all-round intellectual that also assisted Pope Nicholas V.
Influenced by Florence his 'La belle Jardiniere' is a revered statement of the renaissance.
Born in nearby Empoli, noted Italian portraitist and mannerist painter.
Early Florentine artist capturing the late Gothic style and the transformation.
Watching Masaccio working in the Carmine church inspired this artist to take the same path.
The birth of Venus is just one of a number of works this artist brought into this world.
Beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1982 and declared patron of the Catholic artists.
One of the greatest Italian masters and the father of European art.
Giving name to the corridor that runs over the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence.
The Davide sculpture is one of Donatello's lasting gifts to Florence.
Florence's moral philosopher and author of the Divine Comedy.
The creation of Adam is just one of Michelangelo's famous works.
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Considered by Vasari as one of the best painters in the Renaissance period.
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