Archive for: Cosimo I de’ Medici

The Lanzi: Bodyguards in Sixteenth-Century Florence

16th c. Engraving of The Lanzi (Lancers) of Cosimo I de Medici (courtesy Uffizi Gallery) By Andrea Gáldy – In sixteenth-century Florence, Duke Cosimo...

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In the Lap of Luxury: Quality Textiles as Signs of Nobility and Rulership

Nicholas Karcher atelier, Joseph Flees Potiphar’s Wife, 1549, design after Bronzino By Andrea M. Gáldy –  Florence is currently getting ready for...

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