Few artists have left such a deep and enduring mark in art history like Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564). Born in a small town near Arezzo called Caprese, in the beautiful Tuscan area called Casentino, Michelangelo was soon whisked off to Florence and in particular to the nearby Settignano village where, due to his mother’s poor health, […]

This wonderful and timeless work of art by great Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli was painted for Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de’ Medici, a cousin of Lorenzo the Magnificent. They were both born to the House of Medici, a very important Florentine banking family and later reigning House of Tuscany. The painting known as the Primavera by […]