Category: Historical Figures

Jul04
A short history of Botticelli

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

Jun29
Short History of Beato Angelico

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

Jun16
A Short History of the Life of Giotto

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

Jun08
Giorgio Vasari, his corridor and his life

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

May31
Donatello, his David and his early years

The Davide sculpture counts as just one of Donatello's lasting contributions to Florence.

May28
Dante, the poet of Firenze

Florence's moral philosopher and author of the Divine Comedy.

Apr21
The renaissance genius of Michelangelo

The creation of Adam is just one of Michelangelo's famous works.

Apr12
Masaccio’s gift for movement and nature

Considered by Vasari as one of the best painters in the Renaissance period.

Mar29
Leonardo of Vinci.

The Mona Lisa was just one of many creations by the polymath from Vinci.