Category: Historical Figures

Sep10
A Short History of Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli was an Italian playwright, poet, humanist, philosopher, historian,…

Sep03
A Short History of Lorenzo Ghiberti

Lorenzo Ghiberti was an early renaissance sculptor known for his creation of the…

Aug30
A Short History of Luca and Andrea della Robbia

The della Robbia Family Business The della Robbia family is most famous for its…

Aug27
Boccaccio and his ‘Decamerone’

Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian poet, writer, important Renaissance humanist and a…

Aug09
A short history of Antonio del Pollaiolo

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

Aug08
Leon Battista Alberti, the quintessential ‘Renaissance men’.

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

Aug03
A Short History of Raffaello

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

Jul29
A Short History of Pontormo

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

Jul16
A short history of Paolo Uccello

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

Jul09
A Short History of Filippo Lippi

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