From Our Editors
historical biography, by history professor
Dale Kent, examines the life of one of the 15th
century’s wealthiest art patrons. Cosimo deMedici and the Florentine
Renaissance takes a comprehensive look at the art sponsored by this
wealthy banker and his sons. Kent surveys
the recurrent themes and motifs that ...
From the Publisher
Cosimo de' Medici (1389-1464), the fabulously wealthy banker who became the leading citizen of Florence in the fifteenth century, spent lavishly as the city's most important patron of art and literature. This remarkable book is the first comprehensive examination of the whole body of works of art and architecture commissioned by Cosimo...