Amenities: Historical Figures

Aug 09
A short history of Antonio del Pollaiolo

Antonio del Pollaiolo was an Italian Sculptor, goldsmith, and painter born in…

Aug 08
Leon Battista Alberti, the quintessential ‘Renaissance men’.

Born in Genoa, Leon Battista Alberti was an Italian writer, architect, and humanist…

Aug 03
A Short History of Raffaello

His full name is Raffaello Sanzio. He was also known as Raffaello Santi, however, many…

Jul 29
A Short History of Pontormo

Pontormo, also known as Jacopo Pontormo or Jacopo da Pontormo, was born on 24 May in…

Jul 16
A short history of Paolo Uccello

Paolo Uccello was an Italian mathematician and Florentine painter. His work strived…

Jul 09
A Short History of Filippo Lippi

The Italian painter Fra’ Filippo Lippi was born in 1406 in Florence. His father…

Jul 04
A short history of Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli was born in Florence, Italy in the mid-1440s, with most experts…

Jun 29
Short History of Beato Angelico

Beato Angelico is a famous Florentine Renaissance painter who was born around 1400.…

Jun 16
A Short History of the Life of Giotto

Giotto was an architect and painter from Florence, Italy during the Late Medieval…

Jun 08
Giorgio Vasari, his corridor and his life

Read about Giorgio Vasari's contribution to Florence's artistic heritage.